Davenport eugenics eugenics is the science of the

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Unformatted text preview: y. Harry Laughlin and Charles Davenport of Harry Cold Springs Harbor also wanted to use genetics to better society Eugenics: The Self Direction of Human Evolution Eugenics Record Office; Cold Spring Harbor, New York (1910-1939) (1910- Eugenics Record Office; Cold Spring Harbor, New York (1898-1939) (1898- Eugenics Record Office Charles B. Davenport: Eugenics “Eugenics is the science of the improvement of the human race by better breeding…. The breeding… eugenical standpoint is that of the agriculturalist who, while recognizing the value of culture, believes that permanent advance is to be made only by securing the best ‘blood’. Man is an blood’ Man organism—an animal; and the organism— laws of improvement of corn and of race horses hold true for him also.” also.” http://www.eugenicsarchive.org/eugenics/ Why Take Care of the In-Valids When Why InWe Can Eliminate Them? “The human babies born each year constitute the world’s most the world’ valuable crop. Take the population of the globe to be one and...
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