When tyranny comes it often is introduced as some improvement, or as the correction of some perceived problem.
A central progressive theme was historicism, crediting history almost exclusively with the development of culture.
There are several reasons that some theists remain reluctant to dispute the Darwinian account of life’s origins — and man’s origins.
The works of Thomas Aquinas are marshaled by some Catholic scholars in defense of theistic evolution.
History tells repeatedly of scientific consensus or implications of same that were driven by self-interest, expedience, groupthink, or just plain ignorance.