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Full Circle

Like the title suggests, one can appreciate the first few pages of this book the most, because it tries to explain the origin and development of our existence, not only as humans, but as a planet. For its time, they were close to the mean diameter of the Earth being--7926.2109 miles-- and the book saying that it was no less than 8000 miles in diameter.

I connected more to the beginning of the book due to my field of study rather than the end of the book. The beginning of the book regarding the creation of Earth and the formation of the solar system. Understanding that all existing matter is there because of majority star dust and simple elemental bonds is amazing. The Vestiges of Natural History of Creation is written in Chronological order, following a timeline where Chambers takes us from the origin of the Earth to the development of life on Earth. This extends to even the categorization of early and simple life forms, such as crustaceans and plant life. The reader will appreciate this style of writing because one can easily follow Chamber's train of thought and his explanations.

And Like a circle, there is no beginning and no end, the book does not mention how the universe was created and at the time there was not such ideas about the creation of our universe like there is today. The book also does not mention an ending, because like a circle there is no end, and the end of humanity and life on this planet is far beyond the reach of minds at time of publication.