Lysenkoism [...]

Lysenkoism, named for Russian botanist Trofim Lysenko, was a political doctrine in Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union that mandated that all biological research conducted in the USSR conform to a modified Lamarckian evolutionary theory. It was imposed for largely ideological reasons. Lysekoism is today used as a term applied to centralized attempts to determine the direction of scitech.

The Russian problem with Darwinism was the embracing of “Malthusian ideas”. [ html]

As a response to Lysenkoism, Polanyi developed the theory of Spontaneous Order.

Darwin and Malthus
Lysenkoism in Poland

Many conservatives believe Global Warming research is the new Lysenkoism. [ post] [ html]

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