Difference between revisions of "Eugenics"

From H+Pedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
m
Line 1: Line 1:
'''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 through various practices.
  
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.
+
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 some 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]]

Revision as of 15:55, 30 January 2016

Eugenics is the practice of improving the genetic quality of the human population through various practices.

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 some transhumanists prefer[1] the term super babies instead.

See also

External Links

References