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What does SR stand for?

SR stands for Scientific Racism (pseudoscience)

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Scientific racism was, of course, terrifically popular, and often demanded a different kind of bloodletting.
For example, she describes how scientific racism and social Darwinism were used to justify the claim that Blacks were different from Whites medically and biologically, thereby providing a rationale for slavery and a justification for the experimental abuse inflicted on Blacks.
Malik mounts an impressive defence of Enlightenment rationalism and universalism, pointing out that scientific racism was, in fact, a 19th-century invention.