Eugenics: Pseudo-Science Based on Crude Misconceptions of Heredity
The following article is an editorial written by The Canadian Encyclopedia staff. Editorials are not usually updated."Great men are almost always bad men," Lord Acton famously said. If that is so, we are going to have to tolerate flaws if we want to celebrate "great" Canadians. The eugenics movement of the early 20th century particularly tries our tolerance of several of our textbook heroes.