Re: Social Problems and evolution

Charles Cairns (
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 23:15:48 -0500

Hi Russ,

>...But this average racist has some unexamined
>assumptions, and it seems to me that were opposition to human evolution "in
>the air," instead of the opposite, fewer people would have those bad
>unexamined assumptions and, as a result, we would have less racism.

Just IMHO, but I don't believe we'd have less racism if racists reexamined
their assumptions about evolution. Hate will find any excuse to reinforce
itself, whether it be the misinterpretation of otherwise benign theory or
complete fabrication.