Imagine a peacock gliding on a frozen lake. This is society. Now imagine that peacock swallows a bottle of nitroglycerin, this represents the effect of Darwinian evolution on society. …Genetic research may prove to be abominable, or like eugenics in society, a bomb in a bird.
Slavery in the end turned out to be a good thing for everyone. Because then we wouldn’t know that treating people like that was wrong. And without slavery, we never would have had a Civil Rights Movement that showed racism is bad. Thank goodness for history books because then I never would know that racism existed before.