Tag: The Death of Humanity
Cambridge UP Book Airbrushes Darwin’s Contribution to Scientific Racism
Darwin’s racist and pro-eugenics thinking, combined with some implications of his theory that he expressed, laid the groundwork for Hitler’s diabolical outlook.
Listen: Richard Weikart Reviews a New Book on Social Darwinism
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.
An “Impersonal Universe” and Its Consequences
Physicist Frank Tipler, as I noted earlier today, provocatively personalizes the Singularity, the beginning point or moment from which the universe burst forth.
Why Michael Shermer’s “Case for Scientific Humanism” Fails
Shermer tries to rewrite history by insisting that science is built on atheistic assumptions.
Weikart on C-SPAN: Jefferson, Russell, Hitler, Pianka, and More
Kudos to interviewer Peter Slen who is utterly unreadable as to his own attitudes on any on this.