What is “scientific racism”? Well, it’s a version of racism based on evolutionary assumptions that was largely perpetuated by the early evolutionists of the 1800s and 1900s. It cost the lives of millions of people, and it’s still impacting people today. It’s a sad but compelling example of the truth that ideas have consequences—and some ideas are very, very wrong and often have devastating consequences.
And you can take a deep dive into the history of scientific racism in Freakshow, a powerful new series coming to Answers TV (our streaming platform) on September 30, 2022. This documentary series features not only compelling and gripping information, but it’s also well-produced and very engaging. I think you’ll probably find yourself binge watching all seven episodes!
Freakshow begins with a look into the circus and carnival world of the 1800s and how exploitation was used to promote dehumanizing ideas (including the concept of evolutionary “missing links”). The series then moves through the 20th century, including exposing the genocide in Namibia (little known), the German Holocaust (and how these two events are connected), and all the way to the present day, where we still find ourselves dealing with racist attitudes. You’ll see how racist ideas have lingered in our education systems to this day—and are even promoted as science and fact. These ideas are all in opposition to the authority of Scripture, which clearly teaches we’re all one race, one blood (Acts 17:26).
As this series shines light on one of today’s darkest social issues, it clearly shows that the answer is the teachings starting with the book of Genesis and the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Freakshow offers fascinating insights into how racist ideas, such as the concept of “higher” versus “less evolved” human beings, were seeded into the minds of generations. And it was often done in the name of so-called “science.” As this series shines light on one of today’s darkest social issues, it clearly shows that the answer is the teachings starting with the book of Genesis and the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Don’t miss Freakshow next week, and over 5,000 other videos, all available on Answers TV. It’s so exciting to see our streaming platform growing with such high-quality and unique programming being produced, which will equip believers to think more biblically and will challenge unbelievers with the truth of God’s Word and the gospel message.
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This item was written with the assistance of AiG’s research team.