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Eugenics reconsidered

| October 29, 2012
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Eugenics was embraced and even promoted by progressives 100 years ago as a tool to make the world a better place. We know how that turned out. But has the pendulum swung too far? The history of eugenics may help explain why so many progressives are so anti-science today; they don’t trust science or themselves when science is under their control.

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