The lure of Lamarck was exemplified most strikingly in the case of Viennese biologist Paul Kammerer and the unhappy affair of the “midwife toad.”
Richard Dawkins felt free to encourage experimentation in ape-human hybrids, work that Dawkins hopes will undermine the idea that humans are anything special.
In a couple of cases, Weinberg goes beyond the pale, making accusations that are bizarre and even slanderous.
President Biden this week said it is “running through our body politic.” If so, it’s strange that I’m not sure I’ve ever met a genuine white supremacist.
Darwinism and eugenics, going back to the 19th century, were haunted by ideas of “replacement.”