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The new "Mindful Hack Blog" covering the evolution of morality

Over at her new blog, Mindful Hack, journalist Denyse O'Leary is presenting different views of how Darwinism interacts with morality. Michael Shermer thinks Darwinian evolution easily accounts for "Christian morality." John West, author of the recently published Darwin's Conservatives: The Misguided Quest, claims that Darwinism really implies moral relativism. Given how natural selection is invoked by Darwinists to explain behaviors ranging from rape to marital fidelity to selfishness to the Golden Rule, one is reminded of the maxim that "the theory that explains anything actually explains nothing."