Re: Further Evolution beyond the Human? (Sardonic Diatribe)

Matt Silberstein (
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 23:12:28 GMT

In (Theodore A. Holden) wrote:


>The other difference is that nothing in Newton's description of gravity could
>be said to have caused any marked worsening of human conduct.

Actually the claims you make about Darwin and morality are very
similar to claims made about Newton. The whole notion of a clockwork
universe, a universe governed by laws was seen as evil and immoral.


Matt Silberstein

Verbing weirds language - W. W.