Eugenics

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The Early History of the Eugenics Movement

The eugenic movement, therefore, cannot be a short campaign like many political or social movements.  It is, rather, like the founding and development of Christianity, something to be handed on from age to age. ~"Report of the President of the American Eugenics Society, Inc.," 1926.   As this short history [...]

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The Eugenics Philosophy

It is unjust to cut short the days of a well‑shaped person.  It is not unjust, I say, to prevent the arrival in the world of a being who will certainly be useless to it. ~ The Marquis de Sade.1 The Problem of the Philosophy of Eugenics Despite all of [...]

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The Troubles with Transhumanism

Most transhumanists emphasize only the benefits that their movement would supposedly bring to the human race.  Perhaps they omit possible problems because, like all Culture of Death movements, they lack even the most fundamental understanding of human nature.  So their primary problem seems to be not dishonesty, but ignorance. #1. [...]

By |2020-05-27T13:32:00-04:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Eugenics, Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , |
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The Difference One Racist Made: Margaret Sanger’s World

"On the other hand, the mass of ignorant Negroes still breed carelessly and disastrously, so that the increase among Negroes, even more than the increase among whites, is from that part of the population least intelligent and fit, and least able to rear their children properly." ~W.E.B. DuBois, Professor of [...]

By |2020-06-23T21:12:07-04:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Contraception, Eugenics|Tags: , , , , , |
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Why Do Pro-Lifers Compare Abortion to the Holocaust?

The similarities between the Nazi and abortion Holocausts go far deeper than a high body count. There are many points of similarity between the Holocausts: Deceptive language Ideology formed by doctors The speed of the murders Philosophical justification Resistance to the "Abortion vs. Holocaust" Analogy Pro-choice adherents usually object when [...]

By |2020-06-19T22:56:37-04:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Abortion, Eugenics|Tags: , , , |
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Shouldn’t Abortion be Allowed for Serious or Fatal Birth Defects?

  “A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members.” ~ Pope Saint John Paul II1   Abortion because of birth defects is at least understandable, especially if the child is not expected to live. Try to imagine for just for a moment the heartbreak [...]

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The Strange World of Margaret Sanger’s Birth Control Review: Part I

About 25 years ago, I bought a complete set of Margaret Sanger’s journal The Birth Control Review and ambitiously set out to read every one of its 5,631 pages.  The strange experience left me just a little uncertain about what is real and what is not.  Sanger’s world has that [...]

By |2020-04-18T17:57:20-04:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Abortion, Eugenics|Tags: , , , |
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Who was Marie Stopes?

Marie Carmichael Stopes was the United Kingdom’s answer to America’s Margaret Sanger.  Both women lived during the same era.  Both were vocal eugenicists and birth control pioneers in their respective nations during the 1920s and 1930s, and their writings show that their views on eugenics and racial purity were identical.  [...]