4 thoughts on “Nineteenth-century British medicine and graverobbing

  1. Certainly a conundrum however, without it man would not have progressed as he did. This does not excuse the moral debauchery created by some, though it does gives a sense of rationalisation for the extremes practiced.
    I enjoyed the video; very eye opening…!

    • Thanks for your comment, Carolyn! What should have happened, instead of graverobbing, is pointing out to people the possibility of putting their body at the disposal of science voluntarily after dying. However, there were strong religious prejudices against that.

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