Human Exceptionalism

Defending Human Exceptionalism Against Derbyshire’s Loss of Faith

John Derbyshire, the NRO writer, had a very interesting article a few days ago describing his loss of Christian faith. I would not have commented upon this piece except for his attempt to tear down human exceptionalism along with his faith.

It is my strong belief that according human beings a special and unique status is essential to the betterment of the world. I explain why Derbyshire is wrong in this First Things blog entry.

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