Friday, June 25, 2010
Eugenics, the self direction of human Evolution !
Eugenics was founded by Sir Francis Galton, a cousin of Darwin. Eu means good and gene born, meaning that good human beings can be produced.
Shaw said man is a failure as a political animal and that there is necessity of starting a new race.
Eugenics is a system of Social Philosophy which advocates the betterment of human heredity. Eugenics has been regarded by many as an altruistic stance of society, to create healthier and more intelligent people and a saver of resources.
Eugenics is highly controversial. Proponents of Eugenics include Shaw, Margaret Sanger, H W Wells, Keynes, Kellog and Emile Zola.
Eugenics proposed means of achieving these goals are selective breeding, genetic engineering, genetic counseling & in vitro fertilization.