Tag: The Origins of Totalitarianism
Why Intelligent Design Had to Be the First to Face the Guillotine
In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.”
How Darwin Shaped the Young Joseph Stalin
Jonathan Wells notes that a figure in the totalitarian tradition was influenced by evolution from a very early age.
Totalitarianism Is Darwinism Applied to Politics
Atomization is the radical isolation of each individual from every other individual. Atomization breaks the bonds that hold society in its traditional shape.
Darwinism, Totalitarianism, and the Lockdown
Hannah Arendt was the leading philosopher of totalitarianism in the 20th century. She explicitly links totalitarian ideology to Darwinism.
Karl Marx at 200 — Darwinism & Communism
The men who translated Marxism into practical political terms in the form of Soviet terror were evolutionary thinkers.