Kevin MacDonald is trying to resurrect this troubling legacy of Darwinian theory.
Richard Dawkins lashed out at Pope Francis for the latter’s comparing modern eugenic efforts to Nazi precedents that sought to “create a pure race.”
What could be more wholesome or innocent than a visit to the zoo? You may ask that now, but it was a quite a different state of affairs a century ago.
It’s not possible to understand current controversies about physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia, eugenics, and related subjects without appreciating the long history behind these ideas.
Weikart, a meticulous scholar, traces the connection in his book From Darwin to Hitler, demonstrating that Darwin’s theory is tainted at its origins.