Darwinism, and the failure of science
I am often surprised at the tenacity of the Darwin paradigm.
It is greatly in the self-interest
of scientists to expose this
theory and move on.
longer it goes on the
greater the power they seed to religious critics who have a better critique than scientists do, creationists
apart. The weaving of Intelligent Design into the subject has, ironically, delayed their victory. It is a puzzle that scientists should hand them this victory
WHEE contains probably the most penetrating critique of the theory, without the design fictions. This is not because design has been refuted, only that it is too elusive as yet to explicate, and most probably requires a naturalistic explanation, most probably
archive: the Diggers, as early communists
July 18th, 2017 · No Comments
This discussion of the ‘Diggers’ in the English Civil War is refreshing and it would be nice to consider that this blog has influenced thinking in this direction, with its many references to revolution in the early modern, to the ‘Commons’ and, finally, ‘communism’. It is possible to claim that Marx was trying to restore to the French Revolution this dimension present in the early modern, and, in fact, present as early as Munzer.
The question arises as to how to realize any of this, and it is too easy to refer to the ‘Commons’ without implying something to replace capitalism. Hopefully this line of thinking will be able to reinvent a ‘new communism’, at a time when leftist groups seem to be in confusion.
The Diggers didn’t were a group able to emerge because a powerful revolutionary tide brought them