In today’s New York Times, Ross Douthat writes about Irving Fisher and Progressive-era eugenics, comparing it to today’s “liberal eugenics.” His faith in universal human goodness may be questioned, but he is right about the fundamental similarities between eugenics old and new. This–including Fisher–is the subject of chapter 2 of The Science of Human Perfection.
2 thoughts on “Eugenics, past and future”
Wham bam thank you, ma’am, my quisneots are answered!
That’s strangely beautiful…
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