Neither higher nor lower

It is true that the rise of philosophical materialism inspired by Darwin has “meant moral disaster” for our society, but the successors of Darwin, because of a peculiar inconsistency, fail to comprehend why. As did Darwin, they continue to take for granted major premises of Christian morality and so do not follow to its logical conclusion Darwin’s scribbled maxim “Never use the word higher and lower.”

http://www.firstthings.com/article/2014/12/what-critical-vision

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