Human Zoos to Premiere in South Africa and Seattle
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.
Human Zoos, Award-Winning Documentary, Will Premiere in Houston on April 18
Darwin-inspired racism was the consensus science of its day. Speaking out against it would have made you a crank and a science-denier.
Wikipedia on Hunter’s Civic Biology
Of course, there’s a page on the subject, and you guessed it, they deceptively minimize the theme of eugenics and racism in the book.
Rights Are Not about “Feelings”
Thomas Hills argues that we will accord human-style rights to robots because we will come to empathize with them.
On the History of Darwinism, Scientific Racism, and Hitler, Is Steven Pinker Objective?
Pinker is right that we should formulate our ideas based on evidence, not bias and preconceptions.