Category: Culture & Ethics
The Digital Age Liberates Science
Science has protected its public trust through peer review, publication, and replication. The digital age is changing that.
Putting a Contemporary Face on Darwin-Inspired Eugenics
The victims profiled here were mostly deemed to be mentally deficient but their resumes since then don’t sound that way, nor do the articulate comments attributed them.
Francis Galton’s Novel: A Vision of Horrors to Come
Darwin’s cousin will never live down the dark side of his legacy.
New Film Exposes Bigotry and Junk Science of Early Twentieth-Century Darwinists
The scientific community can be dominated by a dogmatism that subverts rational thought and an honest evaluation of the evidence. Intriguingly, this truth seems to have been recognized by none other than John Scopes later in life.
North Carolina Faces Legacy of Forced Sterilization as Hollywood Releases New Film Alleged Dramatizing Impact of Eugenics in the South
As North Carolina grapples with its legacy of forced sterilization, a new feature-length film dramatizes the personal toll of eugenics as well as its connection with Darwinism.