We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
As these comments suggest, the nihilism that is being sown by materialism is not just an intellectual problem.
A new theory of evolution extends Darwinian processes, making them into physical laws based on “learning theory.”
Racism was not just an incidental part of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Rather Darwin considered racial inequality crucial evidence for his theory.
People chose to believe what they wanted to believe in obedience to the then reigning intellectual fashion.