One of the most famous instances was Carrie Buck, sterilized as “feeble minded” despite going on to live a normal productive life.
The afterword, on “Totalitarian Science,” published in 2015, shows John West as a prophet of things to come.
At first glance, it might seem that whether we believe in evolution as a purely material, unguided process should make no difference to values or morality.
To get the Washington State data, I’ve had to make repeated inquiries, and ultimately file a formal public documents request.
If there is one thing I could get people to read to understand our situation, it would be the essay “Willing Slaves of the Welfare State” by C. S. Lewis.