It’s not, how shall I say this, an audience guaranteed to be sympathetic to a critique of Darwinism and its social impact, even one as thoroughly researched and accurately told as this.
Marvin Olasky, editor of World Magazine, wryly observes that Lewis “should have trademarked ‘mere.’”
Some voices, if not necessarily thoughtful or serious ones, have recognized this, while at the same time missing the point.
Darwin-inspired eugenics and racial pseudoscience are like some sort of insidious, and hideous, household pest.
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.