The Corrosive Effect of Darwin

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

Williams Jennings Bryan, the famous protagonist in the Scopes Monkey Trial, warned that this would happen. He said back then, “If Darwinism could make an agnostic of Darwin, what is its effect likely to be upon students to whom Darwinism is taught at the very age when they are throwing off parental authority and becoming independent? Darwin’s guess gives the student an excuse for rejecting the authority of God, an excuse that appeals to him more strongly at this age than at any other stage in life.” He also saw evolution as a slippery slope, saying “Evolution naturally leads to agnosticism and, if continued, finally to atheism.” …

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Daniel C. Dennett: Darwin's Dangerous Idea

Wikipedia: Daniel C. Dennett: Darwin’s Dangerous Idea

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