Eugenics; Its Definition, Scope and Aims

@article{GaltonEugenicsID,
  title={Eugenics; Its Definition, Scope and Aims},
  author={Francis Sir Galton},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={70},
  pages={82-82}
}
EUGENIGS is the science which deals with all influences that improve and develop the inborn qualities of a race. But what is meant by improvement? We must leave morals as far as possible out of the discussion on account of the almost hopeless difficulties they raise as to whether a character as a whole is good or bad. The essentials of eugenics may, however, be easily defined. All would agree that it was better to be healthy than sick, vigorous than weak, well fitted than ill fitted for their… Expand
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