Trump And Eugenic Ideology

- | 7 months ago

A comment by Donald Trump, President of USA, considered to be racist, has generated a number of unhappy reactions from various quarters.

In South Africa there was an angry protest by The Economic Freedom Fighters over a “racist” advertisement featuring a Black child modeling a sweatshirt with the slogan “coolest monkey in the jungle”. The harms and angry reactions caused by racism constitute a long story to tell, neither can we pretend that the ideology of racism no longer exists.

The term “ideology” was coined by a French man, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, during the French Revolution, as referring to the “science of ideas”.

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