I won’t recap the splendid work Emily Reeves has already done here in dissecting the TEDx talk from a scientific angle.
Some will submit that his kind are gone, but I know that they are still around, because he helped get them there.
Benjamin Tillman was a monster. He publicly defended lynchings. He drew on evolutionary racism to preach black inferiority.
A Christianity Today obituary contains some misstatements about the law and legislative history regarding evolution education.
The case tore this country apart, and alas, proved a significant accelerant to the spread of the culture of death in America. But it was not a matter of left versus right.