[ UK /juːd‍ʒˈɛnɪks/ ]
[ US /juˈdʒɛnɪks/ ]
  1. the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)
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How To Use eugenics In A Sentence

  • All of the discourse about fatness is about pathologizing the individual," she said in an interview, also likening it to the eugenics movement. Archive 2004-05-01
  • Lewis puts this very well, Eugenics have made certain that only demi-gods will now be born: psycho-analysis that none of them shall lose or smirch his divinity: economics that they shall have to hand all that demi-gods require. C.S. Lewis on Evolutionism (the Myth)
  • The person who finally managed to bring obloquy to the ‘science’ of eugenics was of course Adolf Hitler.
  • A world not only of eugenics, but also of tight government control over all aspects of human reproduction.
  • One prong comprised ‘positive’ eugenics, which meant manipulating human heredity and/or breeding to produce superior people.
  • …er, no. the capo is the one who takes a job as spokesman for the grandson of the chief funder of the american eugenics movement. Now That’s What I Call A Capo | Jewschool
  • In 1883, Francis Galton, a cousin of Charles Darwin, actually coined the term ‘Eugenics’ (good in birth) as a science dedicated to improving human stock by getting rid of so-called undesirables and increasing the number of desirables.
  • Social and ethical concomitants of cognitive and behavioral genetics: eugenics, social Darwisinism, race, sex.
  • Excerpt: In practical terms, "Conservation of IQ" is used to argue for limits on immigration, against various meliorist attempts, and possibly even for eugenics. Schlesinger Obit, Samurai Vader, IQ Scarcity, Floyd/Bee Gees Mashup
  • For people such as Fisher, who was a leading figure in the American eugenics movement, the eugenic program of race improvement was the central concern.
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