Darwin on Music

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once a week; for perhaps the parts of my brain now atrophied would thus have been kept active through use. The loss of these tastes is a loss of happiness, and may possibly be injurious to the intellect, and more probably to the moral character, by enfeebling the emotional part of our nature.   Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Charles Darwin was a British naturalist and author of one of the most revolutionary books on biological science, On the origin of species, by means of natural selection

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