April 8 Muller Genetic Progress by Voluntarily conducted germinal choice

April 8 Muller Genetic Progress by Voluntarily conducted germinal choice

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Unformatted text preview: Genetic Progress by Voluntarily conducted germinal choice- Hermann J. Muller Thesis: Old-style eugenics means are inadequate to improve society thus another one way to achieve this mean is by artificial insemination. Why: To propose an idealistic means of achieving a eugenic utopian society b/c all the other means have not worked Reminds of Gattaca of pick out your baby Clich of Natural selectionthat it cant be hindered Two major points disregarded from egalitarianism and natural section: evolution proceeds, under different circumstances and for different groups, at very different speeds, and more importantthat is varies greatly in the degree to which it is progressive. High forms are able to adapt more readily Abilities such as cognition must have become enhanced by natural selection from our early human ancestors Cultural evolution Author talks about cultural evolution genetic evolution- More sophisticated types of communication and of mutual aid depending on culture...
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April 8 Muller Genetic Progress by Voluntarily conducted germinal choice

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