The overlapping categories of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and alt-right proponents regularly invoke Darwinism.
The authors considered human evolution especially important, because they believed it supported their vision of racial inequality.
Racism was not just an incidental part of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Rather Darwin considered racial inequality crucial evidence for his theory.
Not only racism, but racial extermination was an integral feature of Darwin’s theory from the start.
Leading scientists were complicit in helping formulate and justify Hitler’s worldview.