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Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857 – 1935)


American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenicist.
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Henry Fairfield Osborn
Care for the race, even if the individual must suffer -- this must be the keynote of our future. This was the guiding principle which underlay all the discussions of the Second International Congress of Eugenics in 1921. Not quantity but quality must be the aim in the development of each nation, to make men fit to maintain their places in the struggle for existence. We must be concerned above all with racial values; every race must seek out and develop and improve its own racial characteristics. Racial consciousness is not pride of race, but proper respect for the Purity of race is today found in but one nation -- the Scandinavian.
Osborn quotes
But the voice of anatomy, like the voice of all nature, never reaches the mental ear of the Great Commoner. It is the novel province of anatomy to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about the structure, the origin and the history of man.
Osborn
This chain of human ancestors was totally unknown to Darwin. He could not have even dreamed of such a flood of proof and truth.




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