President Biden this week said it is “running through our body politic.” If so, it’s strange that I’m not sure I’ve ever met a genuine white supremacist.
Darwinism and eugenics, going back to the 19th century, were haunted by ideas of “replacement.”
If there is one thing I could get people to read to understand our situation, it would be the essay “Willing Slaves of the Welfare State” by C. S. Lewis.
Given evolution’s racist baggage, you might think the theory’s proponents would be somewhat abashed to accuse the critics of Darwin of “white supremacy.”
“I dread government in the name of science,” C. S. Lewis wrote in 1958. “That is how tyrannies come in.”