It is certainly startling to see the N-word cropping up in Darwin’s letters, but this is not the only place.
Given evolution’s racist baggage, you might think the theory’s proponents would be somewhat abashed to accuse the critics of Darwin of “white supremacy.”
Literary critic M. D. Aeschliman sketches the intellectual evolution that connects Barzun with later Darwin critics. The latest is Stephen Meyer.
Goodall proves that rejecting materialism is not the end of the story. Even opening up the floor for intelligent design is not the end of the story.
On the book’s 150th anniversary, a prestigious journal is catching up with Darwin critics.