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At Scientific American: “Denial of Evolution Is a Form of White Supremacy”

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Well, congratulations, Scientific American! You’re a worthy competitor for the war on math and the war on science crowd in terms of how to hurt disadvantaged people.

Get this:

I want to unmask the lie that evolution denial is about religion and recognize that at its core, it is a form of white supremacy that perpetuates segregation and violence against Black bodies. Under the guise of “religious freedom,” the legalistic wing of creationists loudly insists that their point of view deserves equal time in the classroom. Science education in the U.S. is constantly on the defensive against antievolution activists who want biblical stories to be taught as fact. In fact, the first wave of legal fights against evolution was supported by the Klan in the 1920s. Ever since then, entrenched racism and the ban on teaching evolution in the schools have gone hand in hand. In his piece, What We Get Wrong About the Evolution Debate, Adam Shapiro argues that “the history of American controversies over evolution has long been entangled with the history of American educational racism.”

Allison Hopper, “Denial of Evolution Is a Form of White Supremacy” at Scientific American (July 5, 2021)

At Evolution News and Science Today, David Klinghoffer writes,

Given evolution’s racist baggage, you might think the theory’s proponents would be somewhat abashed to accuse the critics of Darwin of “white supremacy.” Apparently not. Writing in Scientific American, Allison Hopper goes there: “Denial of Evolution Is a Form of White Supremacy.” Who is Allison Hopper? She is a white lady, a “filmmaker and designer with a master’s degree in educational design from New York University. Early in her career, she worked on PBS documentaries.” Ms. Hopper “has presented on evolution at the Big History Conference in Amsterdam and Chautauqua, among other places.” Having been handed a platform by America’s foremost popular science publication, she writes: I want to unmask the lie that evolution denial is about religion and recognize that at its core, it is a form of white supremacy that perpetuates segregation and violence against Black bodies.

White people like this always talk about “Black bodies” instead of Black (or black) people. The idea here is that our human ancestors, who created the first cultures, came out of Africa and were dark-skinned. Supposedly evolution skeptics wish to deny this history, holding that a “continuous line of white descendants segregates white heritage from Black bodies. In the real world, this mythology translates into lethal effects on people who are Black. Fundamentalist interpretations of the Bible are part of the ‘fake news’ epidemic that feeds the racial divide in our country.”

David Klinghoffer, “On Evolution and Racism, Scientific American Goes to War Against the Truth” at Evolution News and Science Today (July 8, 2021)

Wow. Has the Darwin lobby hired itself a PR firm that recommended getting someone on board to accuse everyone who doubts Darwin of being a “white supremacist”?

Quite simply, Charles Darwin’s Descent of Man is surely by far the most racist iconic document to be lauded by all the Right People!

And getting someone to holler about “white supremacy” among Darwin doubters is, ahem, just a cheap shot, not a response to the stark raving racism in print of the actual document. For example: Darwin’s racism. Guys, try another one.

All aboard the choo choo woke-train! Sorry, this may come across as a tad harsh, but the author of the said article is a complete moron! KRock
What is the answer to cultural marxism? Scientism? Apart from a revival from the Lord, I don't see how this ground is taken back any time soon. Is there anything a white person does that isn't racist anymore? Other than decrying other whites for being racist? zweston
Talk about projection...sheesh. OldArmy94
Yeah. mahuna
Hahahahahahahahaha! This is easily one of the biggest swings and a miss I have ever seen It’s like they realize that their golden child EvO gOd is being attacked for being racist, and much like Sev, blames it on religion and says it’s white supremacy This is truly pathetic and if they can’t see that then it’s not even possible to reason with them And they are on the defensive? From what? Those meanies like Ken Ham? What fragile pathetic egos they have. Are they just completely oblivious to what their scientific tribe does every single day to religion? Do they just kind of ignore the fact that they’re the cause of the very thing they supposedly are being attacked for. I mean there’s a ones that are perpetuating the divide or do they forget that they constantly tell the rubes beneath them that they are idiots for worshiping the magic man in the sky. On this site alone some of our token scientific atheist have only repeated that mantra 100 consecutive times. Because their tactic isn’t really did prove their point it’s to attack your character and your ego just like any other abuser. Do they not listen to Richard Dawkins berate and attack religion on a regular basis, rallying people from around the nation to attack religion calling an evil a poisonous cancerous and then they wonder why they react the way they do? This is literally a sympathy piece for science to try to pull their shit out of the racist hole they dug them selves into……again Maybe they shouldn’t of been worshiping the white racist prophet known as Charles Darwin AaronS1978

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