By the late 1800s, evolutionary concepts were exercising a powerful influence throughout Western Civilization. The utter brutality of evolutionary "tooth and fang" teachings ravaged society on many levels. "Survival of the fittest" became the hallmark of dictators, fanatics, and social innovators. Here is the story. This is science vs. evolution—a Creation-Evolution Encyclopedia, brought to you by Creation Science Facts.
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The Basic Teaching: Evolution teaches that savagery is normal, and we are brothers to the beast
Impact on Western Civilization: Evolutionary theory has affected every area of Western society
Laying the Foundation: *Marx called it "class struggle"; *Haeckel called in "monism"; and *Nietzsche wanted a "super race" which would destroy all others
Warfare: Two world wars were started by ardent evolutionists
Socialism: *Comte, *Spencer, and *Sumner brought evolutionary theory into the social fields
Evolutionary Collectivism and Psychology: *Ward, *Freud, and *James broadened its scope
Literature and Law: *Holmes, *Shaw, and others extended its influence still further
Communism: *Marx and *Engels idolized what *Darwin had done and founded their "class struggle" on Darwin's theory
Racism and Eugenics: Getting rid of inferior races was a primary teaching in *Darwin's book
Evolution and Christianity: Evolutionary theory is even invading many Christian denominations
Evolution and Crime: Evolution teaches that there is no right or wrong, and we are all animals trying to survive by trampling others down
Basic Principles of Creationism: Some are not clear as what it is; here are the fundamentals
EVOLUTION is a Religious Faith: That is what evolutionists believe and teach