Two Nigerian Authors and Darwin’s African Legacy
Missing from Chinua Achebe’s account is the role played by scientific racism in driving British imperialist policy in the country.
Nature Worship Advances as Human Dignity Retreats
The dead body has value because the human person does. How we treat our dead reflects our views on what we think about the living.
Woke Science: Prestigious Biology Journal Claims “Ocean” Is a “Living Entity” with Rights
The “Ocean rights” approach would make the creatures of the sea co-equal with humans.
Nature Divinized: Darwin’s Goddess for All Seasons
Some modern archaeologists have even gone so far as to claim that the archetype of the Great Mother has been a mythic universal.
Darwin’s Goddess: Natural Selection as “Divine Surrogate”
When parsed carefully, the metaphorical structure of Darwin’s argumentation emerges as little less than a periphrastic description of the goddess Natura.