Re: Further Evolution beyond the Human?

Paul Myers (
Sun, 06 Oct 1996 11:09:01 -0400

In article <538ba3$>, wrote:

> (socrates) wrote:
> >>Evolutionism (the idea that <survival of the fittest> is the only moral
> >>law in nature) has brought us English colonialism, the opium wars,
> >>robber-baron capitalism, fascism, naziism, and two world wars.
> >>You want to know what comes next? The answer is that unless
> >>humankind disabuses itself of this stupid bullshit, WW-III comes next.
> >Hate to interupt your diatribe with the facts but Colonialism, robber baron
> >captilism, fascism, and opium wars where all pre Darwin events. As to
WWI it
> >was a war for greed pure and simple. As to racism and hate they have been
> >around for a very long time
> Learn some facts, and then worry about interrupting others with them; the one
> comes before the other.

Ted, are you arguing that there was no racism and hate before Darwinism? That
colonialism did not exist before 1859? That WWI was fought over evolution?
That's what you seem to be implying, when you claim that Socrates comments
are NOT facts.

Interesting little fantasy world you seem to be living in...

Paul Myers Department of Biology Temple University Philadelphia, PA 19122