Organizers of the St. Louis World’s Fair believed human zoos would “shed light on the theory evolved by Darwin as regards the evolution of the human race.”
Yuval Noah Harari deconstructs the most famous line from the Declaration of Independence.
We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.
Darwinian evolution will never succeed in disentangling itself from racism because it must always have its “official subhuman.”
“There can’t be any question about what they meant. Remember, this is a zoology class. Evolution is taught.”