Re: a new thread

From: Cynthia (
Date: Wed May 17 2000 - 16:54:48 MDT

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: White, Ryan
> Personally, I'd love to affect genetic optimization of my offspring. But
> I think we need to be aware of the issues that arise: For example, the
> 'haves' will have 'better' offspring, while the 'have-nots' won't be able to
> afford all the 'kinder-mods'.

The haves already endow their children with better DNA. Good looks, good
health, intelligence, and personality highly heritable. And successful people
do already have children who are better than average, while convicted felons and
welfare moms tend to have children who are below average.

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