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Encountering guilt…

It was afterglow; I went to my maize field for recording observations. But the same field, I have been seeing from many months before appeared incongruous. 850 more words

Eugenics and Human Rights in the Modern World

Zoe Bodinetz

United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

16. Marriage and Family. Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to.

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Health

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You’ve got a week off school, the temperature rests just above zero, and the sun sets early…Now is the perfect time to grab a cuppa and cozy up with some sustainability-related books, documentaries and media ☕. 416 more words

Sustainability

McNamara's Folly: The Use of Low-IQ Troops in the Vietnam War

Hamilton Gregory | April 29, 2016

A presentation and reading by Hamilton Gregory, author of “McNamara’s Folly: The Use of Low-IQ Troops in the Vietnam.”

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United States

Eugenics in the Early 20th Century

The interwar period saw utopian goals of a ‘new man’ while in the shadow of a decadent Europe. New emphasis was given on women to become mothers, and scientists on both sides of the political spectrum were dedicated to the study of Eugenics, the science of improving the human race by selective breeding. 613 more words

History

Madison Grant and the Eugenics History of Biodiversity Conservation

by Sarah Nason

On its face, it’s hard to find much wrong with the concept of biodiversity conservation: given that we’re losing species at an alarming rate, let’s do our best to save some of them – especially because we often depend on species and ecosystems for things like pollination and carbon sequestering. 1,240 more words

Science