Richard Dawkins lashed out at Pope Francis for the latter’s comparing modern eugenic efforts to Nazi precedents that sought to “create a pure race.”
Robert Wilson’s work brought him into contact with survivors of Canada’s eugenics regime, eventually drawing him into research and advocacy.
Darwin-inspired eugenics and racial pseudoscience are like some sort of insidious, and hideous, household pest.
What could be more wholesome or innocent than a visit to the zoo? You may ask that now, but it was a quite a different state of affairs a century ago.
Anyone interested in the grim history of Social Darwinism in America, or debates over scientific racism and the sanctity of human life, will want to see this documentary.