It is certainly startling to see the N-word cropping up in Darwin’s letters, but this is not the only place.
Today’s date in history, 211 years ago — February 12, 1809 — was a remarkable day.
Today is Juneteenth, celebrating the freedom of American slaves. In recognition of the anniversary, here is our video #4, “Human Zoos.”
The issue is known as “animal standing,” and activists want to let beasts sue in court to “break the species barrier.”
There was a lot of mysticism and far too many guesses in 19th century. The time has come to modernize his views.