The interview is very accessible to the non-scientist and, in my opinion, is one of the best discussions of the major issues in this debate I have ever heard.
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.”
A central progressive theme was historicism, crediting history almost exclusively with the development of culture.
Dr. West shares a fascinating postscript to the story of German paleontologist Günter Bechly.
Weikart, a meticulous scholar, traces the connection in his book From Darwin to Hitler, demonstrating that Darwin’s theory is tainted at its origins.