It has the power of drawing from the ground 200,000 times its own weight and when you can tell me how it takes this material and colors the outside surface beyond the imitation of art, then from there creates a white rind that protects the sweet inner red heart that is mouthwatering and thickly inlaid with a wealth of black seeds, each little seed capable of drawing from the earth enough to grow 200,000 times its weight . . . when you can explain the mystery of a watermelon, you can ask me to explain the unexplainable mystery of God.
Paraphrased from William Jennings Bryan, Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925