Notoriously, one of the shrewdest of Darwin’s “reticences” concerned the lack of fossil evidence.
Although the designation of Huxley as Darwin’s “bulldog” is well known, acolyte is a more appropriate term and here’s why.
Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.
On the book’s 150th anniversary, a prestigious journal is catching up with Darwin critics.
“Scholars have wasted their time trying to exonerate Darwin of responsibility for Social Darwinism, for he was a Social Darwinist.”