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Time to reject Darwin?

Charles Darwin is an influential figure through his Theory of Evolution which contradicts the plain reading of the Biblical account of creation. Kevin Swanson notes that Darwin referred to God being the creator in public but admitted in private letters that this was merely a marketing ploy intended to curry public favour. Darwin wrote, ‘I have long regretted that I truckled to public opinion, and used the Pentateuchal term of creation, by which I really meant “appeared” by some wholly unknown process’”.

The foundational communists,  Marx and Engels took up Darwin's theory as the "basis in natural science for the historical class struggle," and it was worked into the official Soviet doctrine of dialectical materialism. In a recent work called Darwin Day in America John West argues that Darwin's scientific materialism has infiltrated both political theory and sexual mores. US President Woodrow Wilson stated that the U.S. Founders' view of the Constitution was too static or "Newtonian", and since government was now "account­able to Darwin, not to Newton," the Constitution should henceforth be interpreted "according to the Darwinian principle." Further to this West argues that Darwin's account of "human mating practices" as part of "mammalian biology" in led to sex-education programs that deviated from traditional moral beliefs about sex.

Darwin’s biological ideas began to influence not just political theorists, but politicians as well. His theory — which described the process of variation and selection, the struggle for existence, and the need for adaptation and improvement — were applied to human society, primarily to reinforce and rationalise aspects of competition and struggle. Darwinism is often misunderstood to imply an evolutionary trajectory such can be also equated with social progress.  H. G. Wells in his book The Outline of History wrote that it was following the acceptance of  evolutionary theory that “a real de-moralization ensued.” He explained this observation by saying tht some held that man is simply a higher form of animal life. Wells himself accepted the Darwinian evolution and wrote in 1920: “Man, they decided, is a social animal like the Indian hunting dog . . . , so it seemed right to them that the big dogs of the human pack should bully and subdue.”

The bullies win and morally anything goes - the philosophy of life that is winning out here in the western world.  Where do we go from here? Is it time to reject Darwin?


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