I remember having an exchange with Tom about the meaning of his last name, which seems to correspond to the Biblical place name Beth El, meaning “House of God.”
“Scholars have wasted their time trying to exonerate Darwin of responsibility for Social Darwinism, for he was a Social Darwinist.”
In 2016 the late great journalist, novelist, and social commentator Tom Wolfe exposed Darwin’s unsolved riddle, or one of them anyway.
He credits reading Meyer’s book as the primary cause of his rejecting neo-Darwinian evolution, a “brilliant and beautiful scientific theory” now overtaken by science.
You have probably watched friends or family members give themselves up to materialism. It’s heartbreaking, and to see it happen can leave us feeling powerless.