Historian Richard Weikart moves into a discussion of neo-Nazis, contemporary white nationalists, and the alt-right.
Leading scientists were complicit in helping formulate and justify Hitler’s worldview.
Since Darwin was a peaceable Victorian gentleman and naturalist, what connection could there be between him and Hitler and contemporary white nationalism?
Hitler was clear that he deplored the mistake of basing anti-Semitism on “religious ideas instead of racial knowledge.”
To hear some tell it, Adolf Hitler was a Christian creationist who rejected Darwinian evolution.