David Orenstein discusses Charles Darwin, Freethought's Apical Ancestor

Presented like a "TED Talk," Dr. Orenstein shares his research to show how Charles Darwin's ideas and writings played a significant role in shaping the 19th Century Freethought movement. Both The Origin of the Species and Descent of Man firmly placed evolution inside the realm of a godless universe. This meant that without special creation, the idea of any people or social belief as being superior, especially based on scripture and god, was invalid.

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