George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright. He was a founding member of the Fabian Society.

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On eugenics Edit

George Bernard Shaw held extreme views on eugenics. In one recently surfaced clip, he suggests that people of ill breed are 'more trouble than they are worth', and should be forced to justify their existence. He also proposed implementation of the lethal gas chambers as part of eugenic policies[1], of which the development of a 'humane gas' was essential[2]. George Bernard Shaw is now in eternity....he made a choice. I wonder what his beliefs are now.......

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  1. "A part of eugenic politics would finally land us in an extensive use of the lethal chamber. A great many people would have to be put out of existence, simply because it wastes other people's time to look after them." - George Bernard Shaw, Lecture to the London Eugenics Education Society, 1910 (from War Against The Weak, p248)
  2. Excerpt of 'The Soviet Story - George Bernard Shaw Defends Hitler, Mass Murder
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