Spiritual Eugenics
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Spiritual Eugenics

7) Edward Bulwer-Lytton and the Coming Race

This is the seventh entry in my spiritual eugenics series, which explores the overlap between eugenics and New Age spirituality. You can find the whole series here.

You probably haven’t heard of Edward Bulwer-Lytton. If you have, it’s likely because he was the author of supposedly the worst ever opening sentence of a novel: ‘It was a dark and stormy night’ — a line so cringe, it’s inspired an annual prize for bad writing.




This is a research project by Jules Evans, honorary research fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. Please accredit it properly if referring to the research. Support my research here: https://patreon.com/philosophyforlife

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Jules Evans

Jules Evans

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.

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