Gregory Paul chides conservatives for doubting Darwin even as they supposedly push what Paul caricatures as an Ayn Randian “Social Darwinist” capitalism.
When Barzun received the National Humanities Medal from President Obama, if not physically present at least a good many of us were there in high spirit and hearty assent.
Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik may be a madman, but his ideas for eugenics come from an Ivy League evolutionary biologist, Lee Silver.
The media establishment botch the story about Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik’s ideology.
In a post on July 7th I suggested that Darwinian evolution was a “scientific pip-squeak and a suit of cultural armor”. Here I would like to examine exactly how that cultural armor was historically constructed. In so doing we will see the stuff of which Darwinism is truly made.