NIH Director Francis Collins is being praised as “a national treasure,” but his real legacy is anything but praiseworthy.
The film tells how thousands of indigenous peoples were put on public display in America in what scholars today call “human zoos.”
My documentary only tells one part of the story of racism, and only a part of the story of Social Darwinism’s influence on Western imperialism.
“Scholars have wasted their time trying to exonerate Darwin of responsibility for Social Darwinism, for he was a Social Darwinist.”
The book paints Herbert Spencer as the eugenics-championing bad guy and posits that Darwin and Darwinism had little influence on Hitler’s master race ethic.