Topic

Wiker

Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin

On February 12, 1809, both Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born, a rather interesting coincidence. There are other odd concurrences in their two lives: Both of their mothers died quite early, within a year of each other — Charles’s mother, Susanna, in 1817 and Abraham’s mother, Nancy, in 1818. Both lost three children. Even more interesting, both were adamant Read More ›

A Good Book About Bad Books

10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help By Benjamin Wiker Regnery, 260 pages, $27.95 If ever there were a book designed specifically for the enjoyment of InsideCatholic readers, surely it is Benjamin Wiker’s new 10 Books that Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others that Didn’t Help. Wiker should be renowned (if he is Read More ›

ArnoBrekerDiePartei
Die Partei Arno Breker's statue
"Die Partei" by Arno Breker via Wikipedia.

Darwin Nietzsche, and Hitler: Evolution of the Übermensch

Judging by the number of posts, my recent column “Darwin and Hitler … in their Own Words” set the fur a-flying. Many folks just don’t like it when you trace a revered scientific icon to an icon of evil. Small wonder. Too bad it’s true. Not to rub too much salt in the wound, but Darwinism is responsible for a Read More ›

Do You Bonobo?

Benjamin Wiker, National Review Online, subtitle: Meet our make-love-not-war primates., NULL Read More ›