There is surely some historical irony in the attempt to enlist Charles Darwin posthumously in defense of the atheist cause.
Darwin reports Haughton’s verdict as having been that “all that was new in there was false, and what was true was old.”
Charles Darwin himself exemplified the Argument from Pique, alluded to in past entries in this series, to a tee.
This continues an evaluation of a proposal that treats natural selection as a law of physics that is applicable to the entire universe.
Racism was not just an incidental part of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Rather Darwin considered racial inequality crucial evidence for his theory.