Social Darwinism

Donald E Degraaf (
Fri, 5 Sep 1997 21:59:36 -0400 (EDT)

This report to the ASA listserv was supplied by David E. Fisher on 3

The British magazine, _The Economist_, has a cover story about Darwin,
especially social Darwinism and the revelations of mandatory sterilization
in Switzerland and Sweden, and trying to make the point that Darwinian
principles explain why humans sometimes behave like animals.