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(Permalink) Posted: Feb. 26 2008,16:24   

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I won't shy away from explaining how social Darwinism and the science of eugenics--which was founded by Darwin's cousin Francis Galton as an attempt to apply Darwin's theory on a social level--were contributing factors to Hitler's views on race.

My goodness.

(1) did he travel back in time to Sparta, as they culled the weak?
(2) Is it natural selection, *cough* "Darwinism" or artificial selection that mankind has known about through for example animal husbandry, for thousands of years?
(3) Is there any long debunked creationist canard you think we haven't heard?

And more to the point, Kevin: science tells us how the world works, not how it ought to work.
Had Hitler worshipped Darwin's name in his book, that wouldn't falsify the theory of natural selection.

Is it so hard to understand?

He didn't say that [...]

Say what, specifically? It seems clear to me that Kevin confuses the validity of a scientific theory with its social implications.

Perhaps I miswrote the phrase "Had Hitler worshipped Darwin's name...". I didn't imply that Kevin said such thing. Remember that English is not my native language.

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