Review of Reviews,  2 (1890), 33.

How We are Improving Mankind. One Practical Method of Elimination




Publications abstracted:

Benjamin Waugh Contemporary Review


Anti-Scientism, Heredity, Darwinism, Human Species, Eugenics, Degeneration, Morality

    Reports that 'scientists are clamouring for State legalised murder in the interests of artificial selection' and 'deploring the perversity of maudlin philanthropists in preserving alive those whom the beneficent law of elimination would send to their graves'. The 'immortal principle of the survival of the fittest and the doctrine of heredity' nevertheless point towards the need for some regulation of human reproduction.

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