Adolf Hitler worked out an “evolutionary ethic” in Mein Kampf (1924). Applying Darwin’s principle of natural selection of the fittest to human ethnic groups, Hitler concluded that since evolution has produced the superior (Aryan) stock, we must work to preserve it. Likewise he believed that inferior breeds must be weeded out. On this basis he killed six million Jews and about five million other non-Aryans.
Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Options
What happens when a society denies the importance of right and wrong? Read the answer on a prison wall in Poland: “I freed Germany from the stupid and degrading fallacies of conscience and morality.”
Who made the boast? Adolf Hitler. Where were the words posted? In a Nazi death camp.
. . . If a society deletes God from the human equation what sandbags will they stack against the swelling tide of barbarism and hedonism?
In the Grip of Grace