Negative biases about our forebears have long been part of science, education, and popular culture. Why?
Any list of toxic male behavior includes disrespect for women, and Darwin bears some responsibility for that.
Racists for decades, down to today, have looked to Charles Darwin as a champion of their ideas, and if they’re right about anything, it’s that.
Krauss of all people is now lecturing us about the importance of…decency, goodness, honesty, honor, and purity.
Sometimes scientists do not, in fact, follow the evidence. The consensus, then, could be wrong.