Bechly touches on the oldest australopithecine fossil skull ever found, from 3.8 million years ago.
The overlapping categories of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and alt-right proponents regularly invoke Darwinism.
Racism was not just an incidental part of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Rather Darwin considered racial inequality crucial evidence for his theory.
It was the spring 1999, a Denver suburb. The day, April 20 — Hitler’s birthday. An 18-year-old white nationalist donned a shirt emblazoned “Natural Selection.”
This punctuated, even saltational increase in hominid skull sizes over time continues to be recognized in the literature.