ChroniclesnA KAGiZIHE OF AMIIICAN CUtlUlinVol. 10, No. 8, August 1986nTHE SPIRAL STAIRCASE:nEVOLUTION AND MANnA Publication ofnThe Rockford Institute:nAllan C. Carlson, PresidentnEditornThomas FlemingnAssociate EditornBryce ChristensennCopy EditornCynthia CalvertnPoetry EditornAndrei NavrozovnContributing EditorsnRonald BermannHarold O.j. BrownnOdie FaulknDavid KaufmannE. Christian KopffnJohn Shelton ReednJoseph SchwartznEditorial SecretarynLeAnn ManningnPublishernRichard A. VaughannArt DirectornAnna Mycek-WodeckinComposition ManagernAnita FedoranCirculation DirectornTheresa LillibridgenOn the CovernIllustrations on the cover and throughoutnthe text by Zbigniew and Emilia Fitz.nCHRONICLES (ISSN 0887-5731) isnpublished monthly for $18 per year bynThe Rockford Institute, 934 North MainnStreet, Rockford, IL 61103-7061.nSecond-class postage paid at Rockford, ILnand additional mailing offices.nPOSTMASTER: Send address changes tonCHRONICLES, P.O. Box 800, MountnMorris, IL 61054.nEditorial and Advertising Offices: 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103.nEditorial Phone: (815) 964-5054.nAdvertising Phone: (815) 964-5811.nSubscription Department: P.O. Box 800,nMount Morris, IL 61054.nU.S.A. Newsstand Distribution bynEastern News Distributors, Inc., 1130nCleveland Road, Sanduskv, OH 44870.nCopyright © 1986 by the RockfordnInstitute. All rights resered.n4/CHRONICLESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnCONTENTSnSurvival of the fittest? Asian brides for American men; Pulitzersnfor ideological journalists; fame for a French pederast;nimmortality for female watercolorists; a boot for an Ohioncreationist.nPERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnJournalists and Other AnthropoidsnAt the Scopes Trial, H.L. Mencken made anmonkey out of Bryan by sinking to the level ofnRattus journalisticus.nby Thomas FlemingnOn Genetic Determinism and Morality 12nA leading sociobiologist searches for a Golden Rule inscribednin our genetic code.nby Edward O. WilsonnMonkeys and Machine-Guns: Evolution, Darwinism, and 15nChristianitynA Catholic philosopher accuses Darwinists of sneaking thenhuman mind in by the back door while kicking morality outnthe front.nby Stanley L. JakinOPINIONSnLame Hands of Socialist Faithn—The Nature and Logic of Capitalism by Robert L.nHeilbronern—Socialism and America by Irving HowenSocialists were once the fiery young men at the barricades;nnow they’re aging sentimentalists taking a stroll downnmemory lane.nby Paul Hollandernnn10n20n