Eugenics (from the Greek εὐγενής eugenes 'well-born' from εὖ, 'good, well' and γένος, 'race, stock, kin) is a set of beliefs and practices that aim to improve the genetic quality of a human population by excluding (through a variety of morally criticized means) certain genetic groups judged to be inferior, and promoting other genetic groups judged to be superior. The definition of eugenics has been a matter of debate since the term was coined by Francis Galton in 1883. The concept predates the term; Plato suggested applying the principles of selective breeding to humans around 400 BC. Eugenics

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Fiction books with eugenics
14 books — 10 voters
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Books on the Eugenics Movement
61 books — 23 voters

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Books Critical Of Margaret Sanger
4 books — 1 voter

G.K. Chesterton
The whole point of the Eugenic pseudo-scientific theories is that they are to be applied wholesale, by some more sweeping and generalizing money power than the individual husband or wife or household. Eugenics asserts that all men must be so stupid that they cannot manage their own affairs; and also so clever that they can manage each other's. ...more
G.K. Chesterton

Nikola Tesla
The year 2100 will see eugenics universally established. In past ages, the law governing the survival of the fittest roughly weeded out the less desirable strains. Then man's new sense of pity began to interfere with the ruthless workings of nature. As a result, we continue to keep alive and to breed the unfit. The only method compatible with our notions of civilization and the race is to prevent the breeding of the unfit by sterilization and the deliberate guidance of the mating instinct, Sever ...more
Nikola Tesla

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