Darwin-inspired racism was the consensus science of its day. Speaking out against it would have made you a crank and a science-denier.
We don’t routinely open the comments feature at ENV because of the staffing requirement that comes into play when we do, cleaning up after Darwinists who don’t know how to have a discussion on science without descending to the gutter.
The questioners included one young gentleman, maybe 10 or 12 years old, who asked how butterflies kept breathing in the chrysalis stage.
Our friend and colleague Michael Flannery notes a fascinating letter written by evolutionary theory’s co-discoverer that anticipates the intelligent-design argument in Metamorphosis.
Exporting Darwin is a dangerous business.