Category Archive: Thomas Huxley

Eugenics Quote of the Day: Thomas Huxley “You may live, but you may not propagate…”

  Attributed to Thomas Huxley, “Darwin’s Bulldog.” [Source] We are sorry for you, we will do our best for you (and in so doing we elevate ourselves, since mercy blesses him that gives and him that takes), but we deny you the right to parentage. You may live, but you must not propagate.

Scientific American: “The Science of Breeding Better Men” 1911

Editorial from a 1911 edition of Scientific American [Source]: Sci-Am’s Editor’s note: This editorial was written and published in 1911. Although our editors of a century ago pondered some lofty aspirations for the orderly future of humans, it was only three decades later that the brutal reality of a Nazi social order suffused with a …

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