This DigScape is a companion piece to Émile P. Torres’s Truthdig feature, “Nick Bostrom, Longtermism, and the Eternal Return of Eugenics.”

“Eugenics asserts that all men must be so stupid that they cannot manage their own affairs; and also so clever that they can manage each other’s.” 

― G.K. Chesterton

Eugenics is indeed proof of our deep fascination with torture, crime, injustice. But even more so for me, when it involves myth-busting & hypocrisy. That it is more clearly coming to light due to diligent activist-researchers offers a glimmer of encouragement. That they have unearthed countless hypocrisies is evident when we look at U.S. criticism of China’s persecution & sterilization of the Uyghurs & other ethnic minorities while the U.S. (& Canada, among others), continues to engage in compulsory sterilization at home — in prisons & now ICE detention facilities, for instance. I commend the activists, researchers & journalists as they face willful ignorance & that classic “that’s just the way things are in this world” brand of indifference.

Related Nick Bostrom, Longtermism, and the Eternal Return of Eugenics


Underwater Love • Smoke City
Mandatory Sterilization • Dan Cummins
Mind Control • Deadbeat & Paul St. Hilaire
Hailing Frequencies Open • Meat Beat Manifesto
Train Dub • Sean Peoples
Iron Horse Deep Sleep • The Suntrees Sky
Disintegration • Wouter Snoei
Different Trains (Part I) • Steve Reich
Different Trains Europe During the War • Steve Reich
Train [Stalker] • Edward Artemiev
Panoptikon • Diamanda Galas
Scientist • Dopplereffekt
Sterilization • Péloquin-Sauvageau
Death Mix Part 2 • Afrika Bambaata
Kash Radios • Matt Rogalsky
Sterilization • Dopplereffekt
The Brooding Side Of Madness • Joe Strummer
Piste 04 [Züfall] • Erikm & Akosh S
I Just Wanna Get High With You • Son Of Dave
Strange Fruit Instrumental • Pete Rock
Nike Town • Son Of Dave
Nazi Trumps Fuck Off • Jello Biafra
Eugenics • Arnaud Le Texier
Daydreams in Low Fidelity • Halftribe
Blood On My Hands • Shackleton
Space 1.8 • Nala Sinephro
Central Park 1850 • Charlie Morrow


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Smoke City, Dan Cummins, Deadbeat & Paul St. Hilaire, Meat Beat Manifesto, Sean Peoples, The Suntrees Sky, Wouter Snoei, Steve Reich, Edward Artemiev, Diamanda Galas, Dopplereffekt, Péloquin-Sauvageau, Afrika Bambaata, Matt Rogalsky, Erikm & Akosh S, Son Of Dave, Pete Rock, Jello Biafra, Arnaud Le Texier, Halftribe, Shackleton, Nala Sinephro, Charlie Morrow

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