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Reciprocating Bill

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(Permalink) Posted: Mar. 21 2007,16:51   

Finally, after years of bloviation from the ID and creo camps that evils such as eugenics inevitably flow from a belief in natural selection, we have expert opinion that they simply do not.  From Uncommonly Denyse:
I wrote about this in By Design or by Chance?:

Darwin’s theory of natural selection does not provide a basis for the Social Darwinists’ eugenic beliefs. Natural selection does not suggest any specific direction for evolution.

I'm not accustomed to her getting things right, but here she has.

Myth: Something that never was true, and always will be.

"The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you."
- David Foster Wallace

"Here’s a clue. Snarky banalities are not a substitute for saying something intelligent. Write that down."
- Barry Arrington

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