Darwinism, when viewed from a philosophical perspective, might more accurately be understood as a late sub-branch of ancient speculative thought.
As a schoolboy I remember being told that the surest way of finding out if any given English proposition made sense or not was to try to translate it into Latin, French, or German.
Appeals to the incompleteness of the fossil record are no longer tenable. Paul Nelson has cogently explained why.
It alludes to an adage with roots in ancient Greece, “Let the cobbler not judge above the sandal.” That is, mind your own business.
“Once you lose the kind of stabilizing influence of rational thought and respect,” says John Lennox, “then you can end up with violence, as we have seen.”