Author: Robert F. Shedinger
“Professor Dave” and the Art of Projection
If I ever get asked to write a chapter on projection for a psychology textbook, Dave Farina’s outrageously disrespectful performance will be exhibit A.
Joseph L. Graves as the “Black Darwin”? Think Again
Darwin could never be considered the kind of anti-racist activist Graves makes him out to be.
A Failed Attempt to Turn Darwin into Wilberforce
Nice try, Desmond and Moore. But criticizing Darwinian evolution does not make one a racist. The real Darwin is a far more ambiguous and conflicted figure.
Darwin and the “Eyre Affair”: A Speculative Tale
October 7, 1865, saw a revolt break out in Jamaica in which 18 officials and militia men were killed by members of the freed black population.
Darwin and Agassiz: An Imaginary Picture
Given the close relationship Louis Agassiz shared with pro-slavery factions in the South, Desmond and Moore focus much on Darwin’s relationship with Agassiz.