“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.”
The censorship he had to address was not a conspiracy or even a campaign; it was spontaneous.
The work explores the poisonous influence of Social Darwinism on British rule in Nigeria in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Missing from Chinua Achebe’s account is the role played by scientific racism in driving British imperialist policy in the country.
The Christmas horror-comedy Silent Night offers a shrewd indictment of both mindless secularism and authoritarian science.