|About the Book|
Both the Nazis and the Communists seized upon survival of the fittest theory to justify their wars and genocides. Was the science as bad as the morality? The End of Darwinism reports:Darwinism has been supported by a series of famous biologists who did not really believe in it. Mathematicians always have criticized Darwinism as nonsensical. In 1966 a big international conference pitted mathematicians against leading evolutionary biologists. In 1980 a conference of 160 biologists decided that Darwinian theory was grossly inadequate--but the proceedings were not published. The biologist Lynn Margulis, a National Medal of Science recipient, calls Darwinism a “religious sect.