April 2008 - In 9 1/2 minutes, we are
introduced to Eugenics: a word which
describes the terrible thoughts that
inspired not just Hitler, but also
governments of the so-called "Free
World" to create a "super
not new. The word is, and those who made it
into a "social science" are too.
At least, in the 19th century when a cousin
of Charles Darwin made it popular.
"positive" eugenics, which
stimulates the pro-creation of the desired
race, as well as "negative": an
active decrease of the "undesired
elements" in the population.
who are now known for their "scientific
achievements", turn out to be active
proponents of eugenics. "Negative"
eugenics, like euthanasia, had to be
introduced to the population in a deceptive
matter of course, and the video shows a bit
how that was done.
"diagnosis" of "mental
illness" with the undesired
provoked slogans like "Three
Generations (of "mental illness")
Is Enough", and legislation throughout
several states in the USA put the word to
focuses on a part of the history of the USA
that is not widely known, and the connection
between the American society for Eugenics
and Adolph Hitler is also revealed.
narrator also introduces us to the infamous
Joseph Mengele, whose experiments in the
Nazi concentration camps produced the most
horrible stories by the few that survived
it. Many of their names are not widely
known, but the famous proponents of eugenics
are honored until this day.