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Michael Behe’s Darwin’s Black Box #1 in list of 10 books that screwed up the world

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Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution
World's most evil book says Darwin was wrong about some things.

Here at Listverse. Also rans include Mein Kampf (7) and the The Manifesto of the Communist Party (3)

The author’s thesis is:

On the list because: It fuels fundamentalist attacks on Science By arguing against aspects of Darwin’s theories, this book has given fuel to the fundamentalists who argue that a literal interpretation of the Book of Genesis is the only possible manner in which the earth was created. Despite much refutation from the Scientific community, many fundamentalists still use this as a “source” for proof that evolution is not true. The book itself was not peer reviewed as Behe claimed under oath, and the Science community has overwhelming rejected it. It should be noted that Behe himself is not a fundamentalist and does not believe in a literal interpretation of the Bible.

And this beats der Fuehrer? So World War II was for nothing? Wow.

Watch for an Uncommon Descent contest really soon.

Note: The list’s author claims his 10 through to 1 list order isn’t supposed to mean anything. Just an accident with numbers?

My personal list would have Darwin's book at number one as it changed the worldview of so many people to exclude God. It devalued life. It influenced many people to give up their faith in God. It has given impetus to atheism and naturalism and that never has a good influence on the world. Thanks for the kind words about creationists, Jeffrey. tjguy
@mung - "It’s about creationists. No justification required." Compelling. I may disagree with them in the details, but at the end of the day they're pretty awesome. Jeffrey Helix
It's about creationists. No justification required. Mung
@Mung - I think you could use a little justification on that last one. Jeffrey Helix
The most horrible people in modern america are: racists homophobes creationists Behe only got one of the three. Mung
Whaaaa?! The joke escapes me. . . Millions of people lose lives due to Hitler and his ideas. Or thousands of people have internet debates due to Behe and his book. . . Mmmmm pretzels make good snacks. . . But even better logic. MedsRex
Now if only it had given people an excuse for gay bashing and racism it would have won the holy trifecta. Mung

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