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To: wendy1946
Newt Gingrich once stated the problem of evolutionism and morality about as succinctly as is possible in noting that the question of whether a man views his neighbor as a fellow child of God or as a meat byproduct of random processes simply has to affect human relationships.

The truth of what Newt says is evidenced by what happened after Darwin's "Origin" was published. The emerging elites were swept away by enthusiasm and sought to apply Natural selection to every aspect of human life. Darwin didn't invent social darwinism, but his authority was behind this promiscuous application of nature selection. William Jennings Bryan, to this day, is treated as a buffoon because he was horrified by the bloodymindedness of the elites with regard to the poor and for this reason sought to curb the teaching of it in the schools.

17 posted on 03/30/2009 8:56:37 PM PDT by RobbyS (ECCE homo)
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To: RobbyS; wendy1946

Some food for thought:

Darwin and eugenics: Darwin was indeed a ‘Social Darwinist’

http://creation.com/darwin-and-eugenics


19 posted on 03/30/2009 9:00:28 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: RobbyS
The truth of what Newt says is evidenced by what happened after Darwin's "Origin" was published.

Wow, good point, before Darwin, everybody was always nice to everybody else.

Do I need a sarcasm tag?

21 posted on 03/30/2009 9:04:23 PM PDT by hunter112 (SHRUG - Stop Hussein's Radical Utopian Gameplan!)
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