Alexander H. Stephens was Vice President of the Confederacy. In 1861 he delivered an oration justifying slavery and rebellion on scientific grounds.
What is the evolutionary argument against unapologetic racism and the supremacy of whatever race can climb to the top?
In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.”
The year so far has delivered a stunning lesson in the fragility of freedom and of civilization.
Darwinism is supposed to be a universal theory about biological diversity advancing through reproduction. Could such a basic observation be beyond its scope?