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2014-08-18 08:25:44

The Biology of the 2nd Reich debuts August, 18th 2014 SEATTLE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Biology of the 2nd Reich, a new 14-minute documentary, tells the little-known story of the influence of Social Darwinism on German militarism leading up to World War I, including an exploration of the German military's genocidal policies in Southwest Africa. This August marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, one of the most horrific episodes in human history....

2008-07-01 06:00:15

By Poirot, Clifford S Jr Abstract: This paper addresses a longstanding controversy in InstitutionalEvolutionary Economics about whether or how Darwin's theory of biological evolution can apply to social evolution. It compares and contrasts the view of Evolutionary Psychology with those of Veblen and places Veblen's contributions in the context of 19th century Darwinism and turn of the century anthropology. It argues that Veblen explains social evolution through changes in the application of...

2005-12-11 17:22:21

In ORLANDO, Florida story headlined "Obama says Republicans practice "Social Darwinism" please read in second paragraph ... Sen. Barack Obama .. By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Republicans controlling the federal government practice Social Darwinism, a discredited philosophy that in economics and politics calls for survival of the fittest, according to a Democratic U.S. senator. Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois, a fast-rising Democratic star, told Florida party members...

2005-12-11 14:49:04

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Republicans controlling the federal government practice Social Darwinism, a discredited philosophy that in economics and politics calls for survival of the fittest, according to a Democratic U.S. senator. Sen. Barak Obama of Illinois, a fast-rising Democratic star, told Florida party members that only a philosophy among Republicans of sink or swim explains why some Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans still live in cars while...


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