Thursday, October 29, 2020


Eugenics and Dysgenics

Plato, Menexenus 237 a (tr. Tom Griffith):
Why were they good? Because they were born of good ancestry.

ἀγαθοὶ δὲ ἐγένοντο διὰ τὸ φῦναι ἐξ ἀγαθῶν.
Shakespeare, Cymbeline 4.2.26:
Cowards father cowards and base things sire base.

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