Germany’s other Darwin-inspired Holocaust

Ian Thompson

“Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, with its brutally materialist account of nature as bleak survivalism, was made to serve as justification for the extermination of Namibian tribes and, later, for Hitler’s biological anti-Semitism.” 1

Reference

  1. Ian Thompson, review of The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism, by David Olusoga and Casper Erichsen, Faber and Faber, 2010, in Telegraph (UK). p. 54, Picador, London, 2009. Return to text.