By John Glad
Eugenics and people
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As for sterilization, contrary to popular belief, eugenicists were split down the middle on the issue. Neither the National Committee for Mental Hygiene nor the Committee on Provision for the Feebleminded supported sterilization. Part of the reason for the reluctance was that eugenicists were a straight-laced lot, who were afraid that sterilization could lead to a loosening of sexual mores. Neither, for that matter, were they particularly eager to see eugenics tarred with the polygamist brush. By 1931, 30 states had passed a sterilization law at one time or another.
9. 5. 59 for religious leisure time interests. 36. One study of monozygotic (identical) and dizygotic (fraternal) twins showed that monozygotic twins showed a significantly higher correlation than dizygotic twins for being frank, active, talkative, gregarious, extroverted, assertive, calm, self-confident, even-tempered, emotionally stable, kind, polite, pleasant, agreeable, thorough, neat, systematic, conscientious, inventive, imaginative, original creative, open to experience, refined, sophisticated, and flexible.
Bangladesh, for example, which has a population of 134 million on a land mass roughly the size of the state of Wisconsin, most of which is an alluvial flood plain frequently ravaged by hurricanes and threatened by rising sea levels in the wake of global warming; it is projected to increase its population to 255 million by the year 2050. 3 times its current 38 Ideology size, and this on land where water is already in critical shortage. India is projected to add as many people as Europe’s entire population by that time.
Future Human Evolution: Eugenics in the Twenty-first Century by John Glad