TITLE

Is Darwin God?

PUB. DATE
March 1981
SOURCE
National Review;3/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a view on the theory of social Darwinism in relation to the trial in California involving dogma and scientism. The theory of Charles Darwin is not a substitute for the Bible. California plaintiffs are fighting scientism which claims that man has no divine origin or destiny and no transcendent dimension. The notion that knowledge can be static is challenged by modern thinking, which posits that discovery continues as long as the mind confronts the universe. The dynamism of modern life could only be achieved through private education, an education based on the market principle.
ACCESSION #
6077971

 

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