Thursday Eugenics Roundup

"Eugenics is old history, kind of scary to read about but reassuringly far in the past. We don't really need to know about that, right, professor? Right???" Sorry kids. It's going to be on the exam. The discussion over the California prison sterilizations continues. Today, the Huffington Post … Continue reading

The gene for hubris

A recent post by Jon Entine on the Forbes website leads with a complimentary citation of my book-- and then goes on to undermine its central thesis. He concludes: Modern eugenic aspirations are not about the draconian top-down measures promoted by the Nazis and their ilk. Instead of being driven … Continue reading