The Misuse of Science

Following up on the previous Sunday’s celebration of Charles Darwin and evolution, we will grapple with how the scientific ideas Darwin developed have been misused in racist, ableist, and imperialist ways. The modern eugenics movement (founded by Charles Darwin’s cousin) promoted social policies designed to “improve” human populations. Many of the early proponents were Unitarians. In this service, we will wrestle with this legacy and explore how science can build Beloved Community.

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