Weikart, a meticulous scholar, traces the connection in his book From Darwin to Hitler, demonstrating that Darwin’s theory is tainted at its origins.
If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.
Hitler in his writing spoke of a “creator,” and a “Lord,” as well as using terms strongly suggestive of Darwinian thinking.
There’s something deeply refreshing about scholarship that acknowledges the complexity of its subject.
I heard a promotion on our local NPR station for a report about the alt-right and their dual infatuation with Medieval Europe and pop star Taylor Swift.