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'''Eugenics''' is the practice of improving the "genetic quality" of the human population.
 
'''Eugenics''' is the practice of improving the "genetic quality" of the human population.
  
The term '[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal_eugenics liberal eugenics]' has sought to focus on reclaiming the positive elements such as in-utero treatment of genetic conditions, but is so unpopular [http://pirate.london/2015/11/no-transhumanists-do-not-support-eugenics-we-support-super-babies/ many transhumanists prefer] the term [[Superhumans|Superbabies]] instead.
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The term '[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal_eugenics liberal eugenics]' has sought to focus on reclaiming the positive elements such as in-utero treatment of genetic conditions, but is so unpopular many transhumanists prefer<ref>[http://pirate.london/2015/11/no-transhumanists-do-not-support-eugenics-we-support-super-babies/ No, transhumanists do not support eugenics, we support super babies]</ref> the term [[Superhumans|Super babies]] instead.
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Gattaca]]
 
* [[Gattaca]]
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenics Wikipedia:Eugenics]
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenics Wikipedia:Eugenics]
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== References ==
- Types of Eugenics (relating to transhumanism)
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- Moral issues around eugenics?
 
- Comparison with Social Darwinism?
 
- Discussion of relation to Nazi practices?
 
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[[Category:Technology]]
 
[[Category:Technology]]
 
[[Category:Opposition to transhumanism]]
 
[[Category:Opposition to transhumanism]]

Revision as of 22:34, 14 January 2016

Eugenics is the practice of improving the "genetic quality" of the human population.

The term 'liberal eugenics' has sought to focus on reclaiming the positive elements such as in-utero treatment of genetic conditions, but is so unpopular many transhumanists prefer[1] the term Super babies instead.

See also

External Links

References