Definitions

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  • n. Support for the principles of eugenics.

Etymologies

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eugenics +‎ -ism

Examples

  • It appears to suggest that Watson's eugenicism is a type of view Coyne et al would accept being taught in the classroom; but of course, no such inference is warranted.

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • Mike quickly segues into a discussion of James Watson's "eugenicism".

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • Still, it's nice to see you agree that evolutionary theory had very little to do with eugenicism.

    Darwin Strips Reality of Purpose?

  • Incompetent flash, rooted in social eugenicism, has trumped actual effort.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Spleen Venting

  • And then he launches into his discussion of Watson's eugenicism.

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • Surely had Mike wished only to criticise Watson's eugenicism, no mention need be made of the letter.

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • And had he desired to critique Coyne et al's views on science education, Watson's views on eugenicism are entirely irrelevant.

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • Or, if he did not intend to ridicule for the sake of ridicule, then he intended to indicate that Watson's eugenicism cannot be extricated from the moral condemnation that we direct at Hitler's eugenics program, involving as it did, racism, forced marriages, forced sterilisations, and mass murder.

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • The post is simply a (not so) gentle hint that the views of Coyne et al must be wrong because the are associated with the evils of eugenicism.

    A Scientific Worldview?

  • Some of them, like Lysenkoism and eugenicism, succeed in being taught as science at government expense, or used as the rationale for legislation.

    Dembski versus Europe - The Panda's Thumb

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