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GG20200616 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 8 and 9

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Release Date: 06/16/2020

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 8 -- The End of the Household Gods: "The only place where it is possible to find an echo of the mind of the English masses is either in conversation or in comic songs. The latter are obviously the more dubious; but they are the only things recorded and quotable that come anywhere near it." Chapter 9 -- A Short Chapter: "Round about the year 1913 Eugenics was turned from a fad to a fashion. Then, if I may so summarise the situation, the joke began in earnest. The organising mind which we have seen considering the problem...

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 7 -- The Transformation of Socialism: "Socialism is one of the simplest ideas in the world. It has always puzzled me how there came to be so much bewilderment and misunderstanding and miserable mutual slander about it. At one time I agreed with Socialism, because it was simple. Now I disagree with Socialism, because it is too simple." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 6 -- The Eclipse of Liberty: "If such a thing as the Eugenic sociology had been suggested in the period from Fox to Gladstone, it would have been far more fiercely repudiated by the reformers than by the Conservatives." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 5 --The Meanness of the Motive: "Now, if any ask whether it be imaginable that an ordinary man of the wealthier type should analyse the problem or conceive the plan, the inhumanly far-seeing plan, as I have set it forth, the answer is: "Certainly not." Many rich employers are too generous to do such a thing; many are too stupid to know what they are doing." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 4 -- The Vengeance of the Flesh: "By a quaint paradox, we generally miss the meaning of simple stories because we are not subtle enough to understand their simplicity." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 3 -- True History of a Eugenist: "He does not live in a dark lonely tower by the sea, from which are heard the screams of vivisected men and women. On the contrary, he lives in Mayfair." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 2 -- True History of a Tramp: "He awoke in the Dark Ages and smelt dawn in the dark, and knew he was not wholly a slave." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Part 2 -- The Real Aim Chapter 1 -- The Impotence of Impenitence "The root formula of an epoch is always an unwritten law, just as the law that is the first of all laws, that which protects life from the murderer, is written nowhere in the Statute Book." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922. Chapter 8 -- A Summary of a False Theory: "I have up to this point treated the Eugenists, I hope, as seriously as they treat themselves. I have attempted an analysis of their theory as if it were an utterly abstract and disinterested theory; and so considered, there seems to be very little left of it." Comments to 218-214-CALL  (218-234-2255) Contributions:  

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"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.

Chapter 8 -- The End of the Household Gods:

"The only place where it is possible to find an echo of the mind of the English masses is either in conversation or in comic songs. The latter are obviously the more dubious; but they are the only things recorded and quotable that come anywhere near it."

Chapter 9 -- A Short Chapter:

"Round about the year 1913 Eugenics was turned from a fad to a fashion. Then, if I may so summarise the situation, the joke began in earnest. The organising mind which we have seen considering the problem of slum population, the popular material and the possibility of protests, felt that the time had come to open the campaign. ... But as a matter of fact this is not the first chapter but the last. And this must be a very short chapter, because the whole of this story was cut short. A very curious thing happened. England went to war. This would in itself have been a sufficiently irritating interruption in the early life of Eugenette, and in the early establishment of Eugenics. But a far more dreadful and disconcerting fact must be noted. With whom, alas, did England go to war? England went to war with the Superman in his native home."

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