Peril of Good Intentions

I ran across a friend’s Facebook post about parenting and related a description of a college psychology professor’s eugenics lecture. The reply was that eliminating the genes of less intelligent¬†people seems like it could help improve society. This seeming promise is why it has been tried many times. Before the Holocaust shifted to genocide, it… Continue reading Peril of Good Intentions

Blind Not Insane

The National Federation of the Blind¬†is upset about a movie portraying people who are blind as behaving badly. Pyyhkala, 36, of Boston, said he has read the book and seen parts of the film. He said his grievances stem from the film’s potential to sway public attitude about blindness. He said the movie exacerbates stereotypes… Continue reading Blind Not Insane