Darwin’s Dangerous Idea

A trail of bread crumbs leads to the self-proclaimed “National Conservative Weekly” Human Events’ list of the Ten Most Harmful Books of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Chosen by a hand-picked panel of conservative scholars, it offeres no real surprises (Mein Kampf, The Communist Manifesto, The Feminine Mystique) until you get down to the list of runners up. There we find Charles Darwin’s “Origin of Species.” Youch.