Tag: Charles Darwin
When Darwinian Racism Came to Africa, and to the West
Olufemi Oluniyi details how Darwinism fueled pseudo-scientific racism against Africans and other indigenous peoples outside the West.
Natural Selection: The Evolution of a Mirage
Natural selection reveals itself as not just a metaphor but a mixed one: Nature being dumb but nevertheless capable of discrimination.
Darwin’s Contribution to Racial Extermination
These men and others argued that the logical extrapolation of Darwin’s theory was the extermination of their fellow humans in the name of evolutionary progress!
Why High School Biology Made Me Angry (And Why I Like It So Much Better Now)
Your own body has something like 30 trillion cells in it. That’s 30 trillion large cities’ worth of complexity.
Cambridge UP Book Airbrushes Darwin’s Contribution to Scientific Racism
Darwin’s racist and pro-eugenics thinking, combined with some implications of his theory that he expressed, laid the groundwork for Hitler’s diabolical outlook.