Author: Michael Flannery
Remembering Paul Johnson’s Assessment of Darwin
The reviewers that insist this work is “ludicrous,” a “smear,” or a “hatchet job” are wrong; it is none of these.
Sunday with the Devil’s Acolyte — Thomas Henry Huxley
Although the designation of Huxley as Darwin’s “bulldog” is well known, acolyte is a more appropriate term and here’s why.
Devil’s Chaplain: Evolution as a “Theological Research Program”
This stands the standard historiography and received wisdom concerning the development of modern evolutionary theory on its head.
Richard Owen and Charles Darwin on Race: A Study in Contrasts
Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.
Charles Darwin: Racist Spokesman for Anglo-Male Superiority?
The University of Sheffield’s teaching and research handbook has declared Charles Darwin a “racist.”