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American Eugenics Movement

[Eugenics, the set of beliefs and practices which aims at improving the genetic quality of the human population, played a significant role in the history and culture of the United States during the Progressive Era, from the late 19th century until US involvement in World War II.
Eugenics was practiced in the United States many years before eugenics programs in Nazi Germany, which were largely inspired by the previous American work. Stefan Kühl has documented the consensus between Nazi race policies and those of eugenicists in other countries, including the United States, and points out that eugenicists understood Nazi policies and measures as the realization of their goals and demands.
While ostensibly about improving genetic quality, it has been argued that eugenics was more about preserving the position of the dominant groups in the population. Progressive-era US eugenics is now generally associated with racist and nativist elements, as the movement was to some extent a reaction to a change in emigration from Europe, rather than scientific genetics.
Edwin Black wrote that one of the methods that was suggested to get rid of “defective germ-plasm in the human population” was euthanasia. A 1911 Carnegie Institute report explored eighteen methods for removing defective genetic attributes, and method number eight was euthanasia. The most commonly suggested method of euthanasia was to set up local gas chambers. However, many in the eugenics movement did not believe that Americans were ready to implement a large-scale euthanasia program, so many doctors had to find clever ways of subtly implementing eugenic euthanasia in various medical institutions. For example, a mental institution in Lincoln, Illinois fed its incoming patients milk infected with tuberculosis (reasoning that genetically fit individuals would be resistant), resulting in 30–40% annual death rates. Other doctors practiced euthanasia through various forms of lethal neglect.]

Many consider them heroes, I see them as assholes.

Military suicides

The news is out: [WASHINGTON – Two deaths of cadets by suspected suicide since Thursday at the Air Force Academy, where 1,000 seniors are the only students on any military campus in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has rattled the service from senior leadership to its trainees.
The Air Force’s top civilian and military brass rushed to the academy on Monday to reassure cadets and steer the service through the turbulence of a global crisis and tragedies close to home.
Unlike the Army and Navy, the Air Force has kept cadets on campus – socially distant in single rooms, away from their roommates – since the coronavirus began upending military and civilian life earlier this month. Upon graduation, cadets and midshipmen are commissioned as U.S. military officers. At the Air Force Academy, new grads could serve as a source of new pilots to fill a shortfall, or new officers for the Space Force.]

The worse is yet to come.

American privilege

The news is out: [A 54-year-old man from Ewing Township, New Jersey, was charged with disorderly conduct after hosting a party in his apartment during a state-wide ban on social gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order on March 21, closing all non-essential businesses and prohibiting social gatherings. The order also states that individuals must practice social distancing by staying at least six feet apart when possible.
According to a statement from the Ewing Police Department, police received an anonymous call about a house party taking place that was referred to as a “Corona Party.”
According to a statement from the Mercer County prosecutor’s office, Ewing Police arrived at the 550-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment at about 1 a.m. on Saturday morning, and discovered about 47 people “having a party that included a DJ with speakers, alcohol, and the smell of marijuana.”
“Almost all of the people at the party were squeezed together inside, with a handful outside the residence,” the prosecutor’s office said.]

Disorderly conduct is not the proper charge; it should be terrorism and attempted murder.

#6 Thou shall not kill

The news is out: [NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India sealed off the headquarters of a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and ordered an investigation into accusations it held religious meetings that officials fear may have infected dozens of people with the coronavirus.
India has registered 1,251 cases of the coronavirus, 32 of whom have died. The numbers are small compared with the United States, Italy and China but health officials say India, the world’s second most populous country, faces a huge surge that could overwhelm its weak public health system.
One of the coronavirus hot spots that the government of the capital, New Delhi, has flagged is a Muslim quarter where the 100-year-old Tablighi Jamaat group is based, after dozens of people tested positive for the virus and at least seven died.
Authorities said people kept visiting the Tablighi center, in a five-story building in a neighborhood of narrow, winding lanes, from other parts of the country and abroad and it held sermon sessions, despite government orders on social distancing.
Hundreds of people were crammed into the group’s building until the weekend when authorities began taking them out for testing. More buses arrived on Tuesday to take them away to quarantine centers in another part of the city.
“It looks like social distancing and quarantine protocols were not practiced here,” the city administration said in a statement.]

On what moral grounds can religion be allowed to kill?

Silencing a hero

The news is out: [Amazon fired a warehouse worker Monday evening who had helped organize a strike earlier in the day in protest of the company’s response to employee safety amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company confirmed to Business Insider.
The employee, Chris Smalls, who worked as an assistant manager at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, said the company fired him in retaliation for his organizing efforts.
“Amazon would rather fire workers than face up to its total failure to do what it should to keep us, our families, and our communities safe. I am outraged and disappointed, but I’m not shocked. As usual, Amazon would rather sweep a problem under the rug than act to keep workers and working communities safe,” Smalls said in a statement sent to Business Insider.]

Waiting to see what the government will do when a company terminates an employee trying to protect lives.

A pedophile’s dilemma

The news is out: [It was the third Wednesday of Lent, and the Rev. Michael Sahdev couldn’t sleep.
This was supposed to be one of the most important times of the year, when he’d join his flock each day to relive the 40 days Jesus fasted in the desert before they celebrated his resurrection.
Instead, he was stuck in his apartment in khaki shorts and an un-tucked black clergy shirt with the white collar missing. He stress-ate through a big bag of salt and vinegar chips. He tossed in bed. He scrolled through the news.
“Can y’all not sleep either?” he tweeted at 3:50 a.m. to the other Episcopal priests who followed him.
There was too much on his mind.]

Cannot sleep at night? Didn’t know the priests think that much about little boys.

Murder by the millions

It was written a few years ago: [Global epidemic: Huge scale depopulation in short time. To achieve such huge scale depopulation with a relatively short deadline the actions were taken would have to be drastic. Either a world war, global epidemic or some kind of widespread starvation caused by massive crop failures would be the only likely ways of achieving this.
The idea also raises the question of which 5% of the global population would be saved? Would these be those strong and hardy enough to survive the conditions placed on the earth that would kill off the remaining 95%, or perhaps the survivors would be chosen selectively from the elite and wealthy? And those who wake up to this evil reality will be imprisoned in FEMA camps before their death. Is this what they are built for?
Whether such a plan could ever actually be successful is another matter. Plans of this size and scope would require the collusion and agreement of at least every first world government in the world, not to mention that the number of resources and effort that would have to go into keeping something like this covered up would be astronomical.]

Viewed in this light, Agenda 21 doesn’t seem like a conspiracy theory anymore.
Many see the leader of the American Eugenics Movement as a hero, I see him as an asshole.