The Dark Darwinian History of Eugenics
On this episode of ID the Future, John West takes a look at the eugenics movement of the early twentieth century and how it drew direct inspiration from Darwinian biology and the writings of Charles Darwin himself. The eugenics movement was no fringe effort, but was the view of mainstream science and espoused by those at Harvard, Princeton, and the National Academy of Science.
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Darwin's Theory and Social Darwinism: There Is A Connection
May 1, 2009, by John West
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