[Marxism] Fans of eugenics

Daniel Rocha danieldiniz at gmail.com
Thu May 9 08:15:11 MDT 2013


He was gay. So, what was the solution to people like himself?


2013/5/9 Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com>

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> Keynes was director of the British Eugenics Society from 1937 to 1944. He
> described eugenics as “the most important, significant and… genuine branch
> of sociology that exists”. He believed overpopulation was causing “mighty
> problems” for humankind and he saw eugenics as one possible way of
> resolving these alleged problems.
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> http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/**news/brendanoneill2/100215768/**
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> While the romantic numskulls of Nazi Germany are dreaming of restoring the
> old race of Europe’s Dark Forest to its original purity, or rather its
> original filth, you Americans, after taking a firm grip on your economic
> machinery and your culture, will apply genuine scientific methods to the
> problem of eugenics. Within a century, out of your melting pot of races
> there will come a new breed of men – the first worthy of the name of Man.
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