Malthus, Racism, and Poverty

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Malthus, Racism, and Poverty

Alternate bit.ly/dsia05AA – Lecture describes Malthusian approach to poverty. This led to the field of Eugenics, which had a tremendous influence on the creation of statistics. The lecture nominates Malthus as the individual responsible for creating the greatest amount of human misery, ahead of traditional candidates like Hitler, or Genghis Khan.