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Do Not Resuscitate

A passage in a comment by Rhys last night came as a bit of a jolt. I hope Britain is better than Canada, because here paramedics won’t come into your house if you smoke. I hope so too. But I … Continue reading

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The Absurdity Of Eugenics

I’ve been slowly reading the Illiberal Reformers by Thomas C. Leonard over the Christmas holiday, and came across this passage (p. 112) about Francis Galton: Karl Pearson, Galton’s biographer and scientific heir, said that Galton envisioned eugenics as a national … Continue reading

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