Tag: Francis Galton
Origin of Species — A Safe Book in the South?
We can assume that this writer would have been a Connecticut Yankee, a strong opponent of the South and slavery.
Darwin, Galton, and “Replacement Theory”
Darwinism and eugenics, going back to the 19th century, were haunted by ideas of “replacement.”
Ties that Bind: The Alt-Right’s Connections to Social Darwinist Madison Grant and Eugenics
It’s important to understand what the Alt-Right believes. They are not just an extreme offshoot of either the Right or the Left.
#10 Story of 2021: On Evolution and Racism, Scientific American Goes to War Against the Truth
Given evolution’s racist baggage, you might think the theory’s proponents would be somewhat abashed to accuse the critics of Darwin of “white supremacy.”
Following the Science, Doctors Joined the Nazis “In Droves”
There is a tendency to sanctify the medical profession, with the white coat serving as an icon of wisdom, compassion, and morality.