Population Control

famOur last story was about a person who believed in positive eugenics and argued that only people with superior genes should be allowed to reproduce.  This next story is along the same lines.  In this story the author writes that the world’s population needs to get under control trough limits on the amount of children a couple can have.

There should be a limit on the amount of children people are able to produce.  The limit should be one child for every one person.  So if there is a married couple, they should be allowed to only have two children.

Once they have their two children they either need to be permanently sterilized or pay extra money every year to their governments.  If anyone wants more than two children, they should have to pay for that right.[Continue Reading...]

Eugenics

euThis first opinion was sent to me several years ago.  The author didn’t want it published until months after his/her death.  On one hand I’m happy that I now get to publish this story, while on the other hand I’m saddened that the fact that I’m publishing this means that the world has lost a very interesting person. I hope you enjoy this first story.

To properly understand eugenics let me first share with you a definition. According to dictionary.com, eugenics is, “the study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qualities of the human species or a human population, especially by such means as discouraging reproduction by persons having genetic defects or presumed to have inheritable undesirable traits (negative eugenics) or encouraging reproduction by persons presumed to have inheritable desirable traits (positive eugenics).”[Continue Reading...]