The motivation for the brain collection was to document how some people were supposedly lower on the evolutionary ladder than others.
Maura was brought from the Philippines to the U.S. in 1904 to take part in one of the public displays of indigenous people at the St. Louis World’s Fair.
If living things are only the result of chance processes, does human life have any intrinsic value?
The effect of the book is to misrepresent Darwin in such a way as to make those who reject Darwinism appear to be opposing a saintly anti-abolitionist.
Charles Darwin didn’t spend much time in Africa. But his poisonous ideas certainly did.