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R. A. Fisher and the science of hatred: newstatesman.com/international

If you've been wondering why noted academics of yesteryear like R. A. Fisher (a major figure in statistics; see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_F) and David Starr Jordan (founding president of Stanford University; see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_St) have been having their names taken off things lately, the link looks like a good explainer of their views on eugenics, and why those views are now regarded as deeply racist, even for their times.

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