Re: Final Textbook Insert

Arthur V. Chadwick (
Tue, 02 Dec 1997 22:11:19 -0800

At 09:54 PM 12/2/97 -0600, Glenn wrote:

>Art, one must distinguish between the agenda of these folks and evolution.
>Just because communists liked evolution does not mean that evolution is
>communistic. Communists liked evolution because it was materialistic in
>their view. Nazi's liked evolution (justification for their extermination of
>the feeble minded). Capitalists, like Spencer, liked evolution because it
>justified robber barons and capitalisms, survival of the fittest world.
>Everyone can see in evolution what they view as their agenda. Evolution
>doesn't have the agenda, the people do.

True enough but it did form a context for the remarks they made about the
textbook, and that was after all the subject of the thread.