Listen: Richard Weikart Reviews a New Book on Social Darwinism

Adolf Hitler, California State University Stanislaus, Charles Darwin, Culture & Ethics, Darwinism, eugenics, From Darwin to Hitler, Hitler’s Ethic, Hitler’s Religion, ID The Future, master race, Richard Weikart, Social Darwinism, The Death of Humanity
The book paints Herbert Spencer as the eugenics-championing bad guy and posits that Darwin and Darwinism had little influence on Hitler’s master race ethic. Source
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Woke Medicine Is Very Bad for Everyone’s Health

abortion, affirmative action, Baltimore, black babies, Black Lives Matter, Cambridge, Chicago, crime, Critical race theory, Detroit, Education, envy, eugenics, Fathers, gangs, George Floyd, Greed, hate, healthcare, Husbands, leftists, lust, Massachusetts, medical care, Medicine, murder, poverty, pride, Racism, rape, Riots, structural racism, welfare dependency
There is a major effort in medical education today to indoctrinate students and resident physicians into Critical Theory. Source
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Joshua Swamidass and the Cancellation of Christian Colleges

atheists, blacklisting, Christian colleges, Christianity, computational biology, creation science, Darwinism, Darwinists, David Klinghoffer, Education, eugenics, evolutionary psychology, Joshua Swamidass, materialist neuroscience, multiverse theory, Nobel laureates, North Korea, Richard Feynman, SAT, scientific revolution, South Korea, Soviet Union, transgender pediatrics, United States, Wall Street Journal
The only way to truth in science is to permit and even encourage challenges to orthodoxy. Source
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Charles Darwin in Light of Black History Month

African Americans, Alfred Russel Wallace, Black History Month, Charles Darwin, Culture & Ethics, Darwinism, Darwinists, eugenics, Europeans, Evolution, Francis Galton, ID The Future, indigenous races, Intelligent Design, Jay Richards, Martin Luther King Jr., materialism, scientific racism, sterilization, theology, Victorian England
Was Darwin’s racism purely a function of his time and place, Victorian England? Historian Michael Flannery says no. Source
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Darwin and Race: Three Strikes, He’s Out

Adam Gopnik, Angels and Ages, Anglo-Saxons, Applied Eugenics, Artificial Selection, Black History Month, Charles Darwin, Charles Kingsley, Culture & Ethics, Darwin Day, Darwin Deleted, Darwins Struggle for Survival, Darwin’s Sacred Cause, Descent of Man, eugenics, Europeans, Evolution, extermination, humankind, J. Barnard Davis, Jean Gayon, national expansion, Origin of Species, Paul Broca, Paul Popenoe, Peter Bowler, racial equality, racial superiority, Racism, Roswell Hill Johnson, William Graham
February is Black History Month, and this week, Friday, February 12, is Darwin Day — the birthday of Charles Darwin. Source
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A Darwinist Recognizes (Some of) the Stakes in the Intelligent Design Debate

Alex Rosenberg, Areo, Atheism, Darwinism, divine image, equality, eugenics, Evolution, evolution debate, Extended Evolutionary Synthesis, human dignity, Human Zoos, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Intelligent Design, Jamie Milton Freestone, John West, Michael Behe, neo-Nazis, neo-Nazism, nihilism, non-overlapping magisteria, pseudoscientific racism, Racism, religion, Return of the God Hypothesis, Richard Dawkins, scientific racism, skin color, Stephen Jay Gould, Stephen Meyer, University of Queensland, vitalism
I would be curious to hear how Darwinists like Dr. Freestone reconcile their evolutionism not just with religion but with their commitment to human equality. Source
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Darwinism as Hegelian Dialectics Applied to Biology

act, anti-intellectualism, Aristotle, Artificial Selection, atheists, biological adaptation, biology, captialism, censorship, Communism, Darwinism, eugenics, Evangelical Christians, Evolution, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, feudalism, Friedrich Engels, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Hegelian dialectics, Karl Marx, materialism, metaphysics, potency, purpose, synthesis, V.I. Lenin, violence
Nineteenth-century Darwinism was much more than a revolutionary scientific theory. Source
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Journalist Finds a “Cover-Up” by the Bronx Zoo

apology, Black Lives Matter, Bronx Zoo, cover-up, Cristián Samper, Culture & Ethics, Darwinian theory, eugenics, Evolution, George Floyd, Human Zoos, John West, National Zoo, New York Times, News Media, newspapers, Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk, pseudoscientific racism, Racism, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, stonewalling, The Gathering of Animals, Wildlife Conservation Society, William Bridges, William Hornaday
It wasn’t until they were forced by events that the Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society admitted this black life mattered. Source
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