Archive Classic: The Factor Darwin (and Malthus) Didn’t Consider
May 13, 2020
This entry from March 17, 2003 became inaccessible from the archives, but needs to be posted again because of its importance.
The “Population Bomb” Bombed
April 26, 2019
Paul Ehrlich's 1968 Malthusian prediction of mass starvation due to increasing population was not only wrong; it was dreadfully harmful.
New Utopian Vision Requires Drastic Demotion of Humans
December 16, 2018
Humans must be re-imagined, then re-made to fit the new global utopia, according to an environmental evolutionist.
Book Review: How Darwinism Corrodes Morality
July 16, 2017
An important book by Dr Jerry Bergman documents the most important example ever of the dictum, "Ideas have consequences."
How Many More Anomalies Can Darwinism Take?
February 11, 2017
Darwinism survives not because it is empirically verified, but because it is a deduction from a tightly-held materialistic worldview.
Darwin: Imagine a World Without Him
July 27, 2014
A new book tries to imagine how different the world would be, had Darwin as an individual not lived to promote his particular views on evolution.
Malthus Misled Darwin Who Misled the World
April 30, 2014
There's no evidence for a key presumption of Darwinian theory – the very presumption that gave birth to Social Darwinism.
When Science Gets Political
August 7, 2011
The classic view of the scientist as an unbiased observer of nature was shattered with the development of the atomic bomb. Suddenly, it became apparent to the physicists working out the equations of nuclear fission could not absolve themselves completely of responsibility for the political uses of their research. Yet since the days of the French Academy of Sciences in the 17th century, kings and other rulers have called on natural philosophers to inform their decisions. These days, scientific institutions state political opinions at will. Some recent news items show them inserting their opinions beyond what the data alone might indicate.
The Malthus Effect on Politics and Economics
June 5, 2007
In 1798, Thomas Malthus published an essay that had a profound impact on Charles Darwin and others. But it was flawed.