- Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton
- Copyright: Public domain
- Published in: 1922
- Word count: 46,832 words (≈ about 3 hours)
Note: From the introduction: "I publish these essays at the present time for a particular reason connected with the present situation; a reason which I should like briefly to emphasise and make clear. Though most of the conclusions, especially towards the end, are conceived with reference to recent events, the actual bulk of preliminary notes about the science of Eugenics were written before the war.[...]"