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Its nucleus has already undergone an important change. It is, therefore, absurd to turn women against maternity. Unknpwn substances may be beneficial or dan- gerous. It is, neverthless, a fact that they are a normal, although rare, activity of the human being.

Modern society must, therefore, allow to all a certain stability of life, a home, a garden, some friends. The women belonging to the oldest stock, whose children would, in all probability, be of good quality, and who are in a position to bring them up intelli- gently, are almost sterile.

Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. That many inferior individuals have been conserved through the efforts of hygiene and medicine. Moral habits are created in an identical manner. They supply the prisons with xlexis of their in- mates. These techniques have enabled him simultaneously to give his attention to several subjects.

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The neglect of individuality by our social institutions is, likewise, responsible for the atrophy of the adults, Man does not stand, without damage, the mode of existence and the uniform and stupid work imposed on factory and office workers, on all those who take part in mass production. It is rightly looked upon by Christian morals as a great virtue. He has used in this chap- ter the knowledge that he has acquired himself, and not the opinion of others. Thus vanished per- Not only has the concept of the individual been confused with that of the human being, but the latter has been adulter- ated by the introduction of foreign elements, and deprived of certain of its own elements.


Indeed, man stands above all things. And its chromosomes, which have also lost half of their substance, unite with those of the ovum. W e are beginning to realize alexie weakness of our civilization. Why do we preserve these useless and harmful beings? Those movements have always been started by the realization of a need, and the establishment of an institution responding to that need.

The establishment of a hereditary alexiz aristocracy through voluntary eugenics would be an important step toward the solution of our present problems. His mode of reaction to his social surroundings depends on wlexis specific constitution. A group of unknown young men, under the guidance of Welch, founded the Johns Hopkins Medical School, and initiated the astonishing progress of pathology, surgery, and hygiene in the United States. The union of man and woman, like that of the higher anthropoids, ought to last at least until the young have no further need of protection.

He has considered man as the sum oi me observations and ex- periences of all times and of all countries. Umknown strains should constitute an aristocracy, from which great men would probably appear.

Joy and sorrow are as im- portant as planets and suns. A m edical examination should perhaps be im- posed on people about to marry, aslor ad mission into the: We should not forget that the universe modifies its aspects according to the conditions of our body ; that it is nothing but the re- sponse of our nervous system, our sensory organs, and our techniques to an unknown and probably unknowable reality.

That all our states of consciousness, all our dreams, those of the mathematicians as well as those of the lovers, are equally true. Women should develop their aptitudes in accordance with their own nature, without trying to imitate the males. Proper teachers, suitable books, introduce into his inner world the ideas destined to influence the evolution of Ihis tissues and his mind.


The same is true of her organs and, above all, of her nervous system. And of this world, if his will is indomitable, he may travel over the infinite cycles: We cannot go on trying to separate the responsible from the irresponsible, p unish the “guilty, spare tnose wno, although hav ing committed a come, are thought to be morally innocent. A look at the enigmatic French physician who started America’s tradition of Nobel Prize laurels provides some insight into why his ideas found a place to grow in the United States.

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The already existing organizations have to undergo important changes in order to become fitted for the work of human renovation. These sper- matozoa swim in the mucus covering the vagina and uterus, and meet the ovum at the surface of the uterine mucosa.

But inaction augments all sufferings. In the aristocratic families of Europe there are also individuals of great vitality. We must single out the children who are endowed with high potentialities, and develop them as completely as possible. A child can accumulate vast trea- sures unkmown unconscious knowledge. If we were all identical, we could be reared and made to live and work in great herds like cattle.