Eugenics and Genetic Enhancement
Public Goods and Public Policy
Public Health and Antibiotic Resistance
Essays and Interviews on Genetic Enhancement
For people who clutch their pearls when they hear "eugenics," here's how Leonard Darwin defined the term in 1923:
“Eugenics is the study of heredity as it may be applied to the betterment, mental and physical, of the human race”
Charles Darwin, Leonard's dad, agreed with this description. So did Francis Galton, who coined the term 'eugenics'
The idea of eugenics has been abused. But so have ideas like communism and capitalism, Christianity and Islam.
What matters is that the traits we care about are heritable, and our reproductive choices have social consequences.
Friedrich Nietzsche (Zarathustra, 1883)