Charles Darwin is best known for his work and discovery of evolution. He found out that through natural selection, species change and adapt in order to survive. These theories have changed the modern world completely.
They have received heavy church backlash, they have also reinvented and shaped scientific discoveries. An overlooked influence that is probably the most important is the metaphysical influence.
His theories on natural selection lead to eugenics and people’s desire to create the best type of human to perfect the human race. Even today, people talk about natural selection as an ideology and see the world with this lens.