Henry Fairfield Osborn was also a scientific racist who championed eugenics, the horrific crusade to breed a superior human race based on Darwinian biology.
In recent years the American scientific establishment has sought to shut off debate about neo-Darwinian theory by playing its trump card.
A modest proposal to teach evolution the way Darwin treated his own theory has “no support” from one of the world’s most powerful scientific organizations.
When it comes to claims of the “nearly unanimous” acceptance of Darwinian evolution, mere assertion cannot stand as fact.
Last month, the American Museum of Natural History in New York City requested removal of an iconic statue of Theodore Roosevelt on horseback.