Engineering our way to a eugenic future
Philippa Taylor | 12 April 2013 |
The UK fertility regulator has proposed a "minor" procedure with momentous consequences which is legal nowhere else in the world.
The New Eugenics
Michael Cook | 14 December 2012 |
Some scientists are haunted by the idea of genetic degeneracy.
Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
Angela Franks | 17 January 2012 |
tags: books, eugenics, population control, Public Discourse
A new biography of Margaret Sanger fails to confront the Planned Parenthood founder’s ideological commitment to eugenics and population control.
Eugenics and the Firewall
| 04 October 2011 |
Is science always a good thing? Anti-science always a bad one? A walk into a century ago might shed some light.
The challenge of imperfection
Bill Muehlenberg | 22 July 2010 |
tags: Down syndrome, eugenics, World Cup
Why are we exterminating Down syndrome children if they can bring so much joy?
The disappearing disabled
Mark Mostert | 25 February 2010 |
tags: disabilities, eugenics, genetics
Dread genetic diseases are disappearing -- because parents and doctors are eliminating the children who have them.
Pre-natal diagnostic techniques pave the way to eugenics
Manuel and Sophia Corpas | 18 November 2009 |
tags: eugenics, genetics, prenatal tests
Ever-more sophisticated technology allows us to detect ever more genetic anomalies. What will we do with this knowledge?
Towards a coercive utopia
Bill Muehlenberg | 19 November 2008 |
tags: eugenics, Julian Savulescu
Some contemporary ethicists are updating eugenics.