Essays on Eugenics

The Lebensborn Project
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The topic of eugenics cannot be discussed without encountering the Holocaust, but this is as it should be. When contemporary geneticists, genetics counselors and clinical geneticists wonder why it is that genetics receives special attention from those concerned with ethics, the answer is simple and can be found in history. The events which led to the sterilization, torture and murder of millions of Jews, Gypsies, Slavs and children of mixed racial heritage in the years just before and during the…...
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The Science of Improving the Stock
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The following sample essay focuses on the science of inventory improvement. Read the introduction, body and conclusion of the essay, scroll down. Eugenics Research The word "eugenics" was coined in 1883 by British mathematician Francis Gallon, who defined it as "the science of improving the stock. " The eugenics movement, he said, would be dedicated to allowing "the more suitable races or strains of blood a better chance of prevailing speedily over the less suitable. " The movement had its…...
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