Stein, Benjamin

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(1944-    ) US actor (as Ben Stein), lawyer, journalist and author, an advocate of intelligent design in Evolution, apparently arguing that a proper understanding of the theory of evolution showed that it led inevitably to Eugenics and the excesses of Nazi Germany. His first novel, On the Brink (1977) with Herbert Stein, depicts a Near Future governmental crisis caused by an Arab-generated hike in the cost of oil; The Croesus Conspiracy (1978) deals with World War Two in fantasticated terms. [JC]

Benjamin Jeremy Stein

born Washington, District of Columbia: 25 November 1944

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