One takeaway is that, despite assurances to the contrary, modern evolutionary theory is not easily separated from malign currents in American history, currently exemplified by the Alt-right.
It is a matter of fact — a straightforward scientific fact known since the basics of human reproduction were first understood — that human life begins at fertilization of the egg by the sperm.
I heard a promotion on our local NPR station for a report about the alt-right and their dual infatuation with Medieval Europe and pop star Taylor Swift.
While the Confederate cause in the Civil War has been the subject of much chatter, the modern racial right owes far more to Charles Darwin than to Robert E. Lee.
Our friend and contributor Denyse O’Leary has a sensitive ear.