Evolutionary psychology and anti-Semitism

Sam Pawlett rsp at SPAMuniserve.com
Tue Jan 25 19:17:57 MST 2000

David Bruce wrote:
> You comment that 'they have shied away from explicity (your emphasis) using
> their theories to support racist or anti-semitic or sexist ideologues'.
> This suggests that Dawkins is an implicit racist. Details?

If you read contemporary Nazi and Fascist propaganda, a lot of it uses
sociobiology. Dawkins was quoted by some British Nazi "theoreticians"
some years back. This does not mean  D is racist or a fascist but he
should be aware of the uses to which his theory is put.

Sam Pawlett

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