Racism was not just an incidental part of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Rather Darwin considered racial inequality crucial evidence for his theory.
It is important to qualify what “consciousness” means when we are talking about bees.
Not only racism, but racial extermination was an integral feature of Darwin’s theory from the start.
Remember when fossil hunters found Marble Canyon, a fossil bed in Canada that surpassed the Burgess Shale in extent and species richness?
Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason.