Originally posted by Andrew Hamilton
[b]….I would ask him if his family being inbred had any influence in his belief in evolution.
I don’t remember where but I clearly remember that I heard that he had a suspicion that the inbreeding within his family left his family weak and prone to dieing of disease and his suspicions of this grow very strong when his daughter ( which he ...[text shortened]... rm eugenics supports which is that the “least fit” humans in our society should be exterminated.[/b]
Sir Francis Galton was known as the father of the Eugenics movement and he was Charles Darwin's cousin. That is the only reason I brought it up.
America had it's own eugenics movement as well. I think it took place before the Nazis.
Here is a you tube clip of the American eugenics propaganda film called "Tomorrow's Children". It promoted the forced sterilization of people. it was not just the Nazis that were extreme.
Here is an interesting article about inbreeding using the Rothschild family as an example.
Here is another saying that first cousin marriages should be legal. it gives the numbers of increased infant mortality and defects.
What do you think?