A recent tactic of leftists in their campaign to discredit conservatism has been to describe the concept of success through hard work and innovation as “Social Darwinism”. As usual, they are allowed to set up a defenseless straw dummy and proceed to tear it apart. It is, admittedly, a clever tactic and effective since they own both sides of the conversation.
In considering a refutation to the argument, on might consider:
“OK - Social Darwinism is ‘bad’ - what is it you are offering as its converse? Social Creationism?”
If you think about it, it makes sense. The Ruling Elite have set themselves up through secular humanism as their own self-appointed deity. They seek to ‘create’ by means of their superior intellect and ....