Social darwinism

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Social darwinism

  1. 1. Social Darwinism• Based on Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution• Applied to the struggle between workers and employers• Held that society should do as little as possible to interfere with people’s pursuit of success
  2. 2. Social Darwinism Survival of the Fittest Laisse-faire (“let it be”)Government does NOT interfere Capitalism

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