Adnan Oktar was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1956 and Oktar has written numerous books under the pen name Harun Yahya. His publications argue against evolution. They assert that evolution denies the existence of God, abolishes moral values, and promotes materialism and communism. Oktar argues that Darwinism, by stressing the "survival of the fittest", has inspired racism, Nazism, communism and terrorism. And is now a regular political commentator for WTX News.
Harun Yahya is an established author and writer, who has published over 300 books which have been translated into 73 languages and distributed worldwide.
He is a regular political commentator as well as an Islamic scholar, with a specific focus on science and evolution.
He spends most of his time in conferences around Europe and resides in Turkey.