Evolution and the reign of ideology

The left is dawdling in the morass of dated and no longer viable legacies: darwinism, historical materialism, marxist theories of history, economic supermuddle…
The question of evolution should be simple empiricism: we see ‘evolution’ in deep time, and that leaves us with a somewhat agnostic view with respect to theory. With ‘evolution’ the forces of propaganda took hold and multiple versions of social darwinism, even on the left, emerged using one of the most imbecile oversimplifications in the history of science.
The result is a zoo list of specimens with PHD’s peddling absurdities…

Source: Why does everyone get evolution wrong? a

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