Series | Heretics

You might like eugenics more than you think

“Most people don’t understand what eugenics is, and if they did, they would agree with much of it.”
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If you look at the definition of eugenics as bio-ethicists use it, it’s any principle or individual choice that’s intended to increase desirable genetic characteristics in the next generation or decrease undesirable characteristics to improve the next generation.

In the future, it could be possible to have dozens or even hundreds of embryos to choose from because of this.

Although the traditional view of eugenics gets a bad rap, lot of well meaning, kind, conscientious, ethical people are considering what kinds of children they’re going to bring into the world and what’s the best possible life that they can give to a child, both by choosing a child who has certain genetic characteristics and by giving them the best possible life that they can through environmental interventions.

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