Eugenics and Other Evils

Eugenics and Other Evils

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"[...]that is what their madness means. The sane are not a majority; they are mankind. And mankind (as its name would seem to imply) is a kind, not a degree. In so far as the lunatic differs, he differs from all minorities and majorities in kind. The madman who thinks he is a knife cannot go into partnership with the other who thinks he is a fork. There is no trysting place outside reason; there is no inn on those wild roads that are beyond the world. The madman is not he that defies the world. The saint, the criminal, the martyr, the cynic, the nihilist may all defy the world quite sanely. And even if such fanatics would destroy the world, the world owes them a strictly fair trial according to proof and public law. But the madman is not the man who defies[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.84mm | 204.12g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507700709
  • 9781507700709

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