posted on Apr, 27 2014 @ 07:06 PM
a reply to: Phage
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, Several European countries and a number of states of the American Union sterilize the criminal and the
insane. This is not sufficient.
Im curious if maybe its miss-interpretation possibly? Could he be questioning our notions of civilization and the race by showing what the
implications are of those values while not necessarily personally agreeing with it?
I don't agree with eugenics but the ideas are definitely implied in the value systems of science and civilization...namely "survival of the
fittest". He didn't invent those values...he sees them for what they are though even if we don't.
As far as being harsh expressing disgust for overweight people...that is a FAR cry from implying that he wanted to install a eugenics program...Firing
a secretary because she was overweight might actually not have anything to do with her weight directly and something to do with her job performance as
someone who was overweight...critic of clothing?
I really think these are FAR reaches to imply that he was a eugenicist because he had preferences on weight and dress...At the very least this just
means he was human after all...and succumbed to many of the judgements humans tend to make. Actually no more or less judgmental or discriminative than
our modern day CEO's or business owners...
I think this is a huge reach personally...is there better evidence out there to support the notion he wanted to pull a hitler?