My documentary only tells one part of the story of racism, and only a part of the story of Social Darwinism’s influence on Western imperialism.
If scientific considerations compel an inference to design, and more so, to a theistic conception of a transcendent creator, that’s surely important.
Henry Fairfield Osborn was also a scientific racist who championed eugenics, the horrific crusade to breed a superior human race based on Darwinian biology.
Mainstream scientists have been speculating about other-than-earthly intelligence for decades.
Benjamin Tillman was a monster. He publicly defended lynchings. He drew on evolutionary racism to preach black inferiority.