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Unformatted text preview: dumb babies Eugenics and Race: idea that human races were so different, there needed to be laws to prevent race crossing. Each country had a different group, not just negroes were considered to be different. After 1945 Eugenics declines: Human heredity was far more unknown than Davenport hoped, and Nazi and other atrocities committed in the name of eugenics gave it bad name Eugenics is back: Genetic Counseling! • In vitro fetilization • Sex determination • Genetic screening of parents and fetus • Sperm donation by famous man whether father is infertile or not • Soon: cloning Eugenics in the future: • Problem of resources: water and energy • Will become popular because of the knowledge now of eugenics and the lack of resources o Fertility prevented before age 21 o One child rule o Parents must have license to have child Computers will be smarter than humans in 50-100 years...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course BIOEE 2070 taught by Professor Provine,w. during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.
- Fall '07