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Headlines The Eugenics Movement

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Well, it inspired Adolph Hitler to organize the Holocaust, but it's American, so nobody sees any harm in it. :confused:
 
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RedOctober said:
Well, it inspired Adolph Hitler to organize the Holocaust, but it's American, so nobody sees any harm in it. :confused:
Harsh words. I don't think anyone was implying that. FCC was just noting that it is interesting to read. I can't say that I agree with Eugenic ideals but its better to know and avoid than be ignorant and unknowingly perform (something like that).
 
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Harsh words. I don't think anyone was implying that. FCC was just noting that it is interesting to read. I can't say that I agree with Eugenic ideals but its better to know and avoid than be ignorant and unknowingly perform (something like that).
Clearly you didn't read it. Adolf Hitler was inspired by the American Eugenics movement and set up the Holocaust. The solution was originally to isolate the inferior race and sterilize them. That was what Galton wanted to happen. However, Davenport took it a step forward and thought that they had to be killed. I will not discuss this to someone that did not read it. Read them and be educated. It is worth the read.