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THE CONQUEST OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES-8.1
THE CONQUEST OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES-8.2
THE CONQUEST OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES-8.3
THE CONQUEST OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES-8.4
THE CONQUEST OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES-8.5
THE CONQUEST OF THE VENEREAL DISEASES-8.6
FOOTNOTES
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.1
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.2
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.3
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.4
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.5
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.6
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.7
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.8
SEXUAL MORALITY-9.9
MARRIAGE-10.1
MARRIAGE-10.2
MARRIAGE-10.3
MARRIAGE-10.4
MARRIAGE-10.5
MARRIAGE-10.6
MARRIAGE-10.7
MARRIAGE-10.8
MARRIAGE-10.9
MARRIAGE-10.10
MARRIAGE-10.11
MARRIAGE-10.12
FOOTNOTES
THE ART OF LOVE-11.1
THE ART OF LOVE-11.2
THE ART OF LOVE-11.3
THE ART OF LOVE-11.4
THE ART OF LOVE-11.5
THE ART OF LOVE-11.6
THE ART OF LOVE-11.7
THE ART OF LOVE-11.8
THE ART OF LOVE-11.9
THE ART OF LOVE-11.10
THE ART OF LOVE-11.11
FOOTNOTES
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.1
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.2
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.3
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.4
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.5
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.6
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.7
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.8
THE SCIENCE OF PROCREATION-12.9
FOOTNOTES
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and at the same time revealed the breadth of his vision in 

comparison with the ordinary social reformer, who, in that day, 

was usually a fanatical believer in the influence of training and 

surroundings. Noyes sets forth the position of Darwin on the 

principles of breeding, and the step beyond Darwin, which had 

been taken by Galton. He then remarks that, when Galton comes to 

the point where it is necessary to advance from theory to the 

duties the theory suggests, he "subsides into the meekest 

conservatism." (It must be remembered that this was written at an 

early stage in Galton's work.) This conclusion was entirely 

opposed to Noyes' practical and religious temperament. "Duty is 

plain; we say we ought to do it--we want to do it; but we cannot. 

The law of God urges us on; but the law of society holds us back. 

The boldest course is the safest. Let us take an honest and 

steady look at the law. It is only in the timidity of ignorance 

that the duty seems impracticable." Noyes anticipated Galton in 

regarding eugenics as a matter of religion. 

 

 


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