He also links to a piece about Richard Dawkins and his attitude to eugenics.
Ideas are lethal, for men like Dawkins it is not just the notion of God that is troubling, and to which he is opposed. He is opposed to the morality that comes from "the God delusion". Ultimately he argues for a new understanding of (godless) Man, unencumbered by the old morality.
....“if you can breed cattle for milk yield, horses for running speed, and dogs for herding skill, why on Earth should it be impossible to breed humans for mathematical, musical or athletic ability?”
“I wonder whether, some 60 years after Hitler’s death, we might at least venture to ask what the moral difference is between breeding for musical ability and forcing a child to take music lessons. Or why it is acceptable to train fast runners and high jumpers but not to breed them,”