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Steve
A wide ranging discussion about eugenics (translated as good-birth).
The book is broken into two sections. Section one deals with the moral, legal, technical and historical aspects of eugenics, while section two discussions the possible practical applications of gene-based eugenics.

In section one Galton starts with the history of eugenics, from Greek philosophy and Spartan practice, the views of Darwin and his cousin Galton (not related to the author) through the punitive practices in the USA, S
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