Sunday, 22 April 2012

Justification for mass murder ................

“Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, with its brutally materialist account of nature as bleak survivalism, was made to serve as justification for the extermination of Namibian tribes and, later, for Hitler’s biological anti-Semitism.”
Ian Thompson, review of The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of ... Nazism, by David Olusoga and Casper Erichsen, Faber and Faber, 2010, in Telegraph (UK). p. 54, Picador, London, 2009.
The ideas of Charles Darwin have greatly influenced the people of this planet for the past one hundred and fifty years or so , since Darwin's work was published . Sadly the majority of people who have been directly affected by this work will probably not have read it or even understood any of it . In the main it has been those who have been in position of authority who have worked out Darwin's thoughts on the people they have had authority over . Hitler , Stalin , Pol Pot etc are but a few of those who have been responsible for this .

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