Coman, B. J.
September 2007
Quadrant Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p20
This article criticizes sociobiologists such as Richard Dawkins and Edward O. Wilson for using the theory of evolution to advance ideas that are not warranted by the factual or logical bases of scientific inquiry. It explains that the efforts of these sociobiologists to use evolution to explain the cultural activities of man is an act of faith or religion called scientism. It laments the state of Western civilization for its increasing credulity and stupidity. It calls on scientists to put proper limits to pandering by people like Dawkins and Wilson.


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