These days it’s easy to surround ourselves with people who agree with us.
Overview In this third article on Our Amazing Moon we will examine the uniqueness of our moon’s orbit about the earth. Eight, nine, ten” our group chanted as we climbed the grand stone steps, voices ringing loud and clear in the early evening air. This practice can be laid squarely at the feet of Darwinian medicine.Many lives were destroyed through the first large-scale manifestation of Darwin's belief that "the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace, the savage races throughout the world." How Eugenics Gained Medical Support The methods eugenicists used to gain scientific prominence served as a prototype for introducing subsequent evolutionary ideas into medicine.“It means that the dates we get out of genetics are really quite embarrassingly bad and uncertain.” The solution for some has been to invoke “rate heterogeneity”: mutations rates that speed up or slow down as needed to keep the theory intact.Increasingly, Reich and others conclude that the human mutation rate has fluctuated over millions of years.The scientific and academic consensus, including prominent faculty from Harvard University and Johns Hopkins Medical School, promoted eugenics as the opinions of science's most progressive thinkers.