RE: Improvement( was)Is Eugenics Really A Bad Thing?In a pop sci book I was reading on genetics recently, the author claimed that the positive effect of genetic engineering techniques on combating heritable diseases will be dwarfed by the recent increase in the mixing of the people of the world because of increasing globalisation. Apparently most genetic diseases have a local & recessive character; increased outbreeding leeds to far smaller incidence of recessives pairing up, so a large over-all drop in the incidence of such disease.
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From: Jonathan Reeves
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2000 11:12 PM
Subject: RE: Improvement( was)Is Eugenics Really A Bad Thing?
Actually inbreeding is quite good as long as you outbreed every few generations to weed out the genetic weaknesses
From: Replicant00@aol.com [mailto:Replicant00@aol.com]
Sent: 01 July 2000 16:28
Subject: Re: Improvement( was)Is Eugenics Really A Bad Thing?
In a message dated 7/1/2000 7:39:48 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> What has improving the stock got to do with keeping it white,
> Caucasian or european?
yes good point
Inbreeding as far as I know causes more deterioration than good.
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