“Dr. Tour teaches the concepts of enantiomers and chirality, exposing challenges in the prebiotic synthesis and resolution of the molecules needed for life.”
Delightful — a hapless critic snarked that chemist James Tour’s detonation of theories of abiogenesis were off-base because Tour believes in Jesus.
“Strange that it may seem, Darwin plays a central role in this drama. Karl Marx himself credited Darwin with much of his basic insight into human history.”
Shaw and Chesterton believed that the acceptance of Darwinism made it impossible to resist social Darwinism, plutocracy, imperialism, racialism, and militarism.
Chesterton was a friend of Shaw but also an ideological opponent, who often debated with him on public stages.