Nature’s prophet and Darwin’s challenger, Wallace’s effort was to restore nature to the “space-spirit hierarchy” it once knew.
“Scholars have wasted their time trying to exonerate Darwin of responsibility for Social Darwinism, for he was a Social Darwinist.”
In 2016 the late great journalist, novelist, and social commentator Tom Wolfe exposed Darwin’s unsolved riddle, or one of them anyway.
On the subject of evolution, the scientific “consensus” depends on maintaining the our forgetfulness of Charles Darwin’s great partner, rival, and challenger.
The unique fitness of nature for carbon-based life and intelligent beings of our biology is an empirical discovery.