We have a lonely hypothesis standing by itself in the center of the room, which no one, including its author, will own as true.
“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.
Complex structures of thousands of species have been formed for the exclusive good of other species, annihilating Darwin’s theory on his own terms.