Jonathan Wells notes that a figure in the totalitarian tradition was influenced by evolution from a very early age.
Atomization is the radical isolation of each individual from every other individual. Atomization breaks the bonds that hold society in its traditional shape.
The oversimplification here is staggering (Darwin and women’s rights?!) and would take an entire book to unpack.
Hannah Arendt was the leading philosopher of totalitarianism in the 20th century. She explicitly links totalitarian ideology to Darwinism.
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.