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originally posted by: DeathSlayer
originally posted by: Eilasvaleleyn
Ignoring the fact that IQ is a relatively bad method of measuring universal intelligence, this really isn't a good idea. What I would be willing to consider is the mandatory chemical sterilization of those convicted of violent crime (first extracting a sample for later use in case of acquittal.)
Besides, the predominant cause of idiotic people is an idiotic culture, not their genetics.
You have limited the sterilization process to only criminals. I have a criminal in my family and only ONE. The rest of us are law abiding citizens so your process of elimination is faulty.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: DeathSlayer
Suppose that's what GM foodstuffs are all about, possibly retarding our reproductive processes never mind a whole lot of other nasty possibility's.
End of the day should we continue to breed at the level we are doing all we will achieve is to bring about the demise of the current society.
Need to ether get the hell off this rock called Earth and on to greener pastures or start eating Soylent Green.
Well DUDE.... I guess you need to re-read the OP..... I NEVER said 80% needed to be sterilized did I? Here I quote a joke from Bill Burr which is clearly stated in the OP isn't it and you twist it don't you?
Technology and science would faster expand making lives easier on this planet. Maybe closer to being able to feed and house everyone on this planet.... making poverty illegal.
originally posted by: enlightenedservant
originally posted by: Nexttimemaybe
As others have stated hitler and the USA tried it to varying extents and the rest of the world didn't seem to like it.
However if you remove emotions and personal feelings it makes absolute sense. Remove the sick and the weak. Serious illnesses that would kill without medication cost society a lot of money.
Saying that I don't agree with eugenics or killing of the weak. I Like having my grandma around and without expensive treatment she wouldn't be.
LOL If we remove emotions and personal feelings? You realize that people with no empathy are considered mentally ill, right? That's one of the ways to describe the word "psychopath".
Psychopathy is among the most difficult disorders to spot. The psychopath can appear normal, even charming. Underneath, they lack conscience and empathy, making them manipulative, volatile and often (but by no means always) criminal.
What is Psychopathy?
So basically, your 2nd paragraph reads like this: "However if you think like a psychopath it makes absolute sense. Remove the sick and the weak. Serious illnesses that would kill without medication cost society a lot of money."
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: LadyGreenEyes
"They" are always right especially if you follow mass media. GM food stuffs still have a lot of kinks to work out. That's just plain fact. We are not at tipping point yet, but its in the post, of that you can be sure.
originally posted by: Layaly
a reply to: TrueBrit
i said above this is just a thread people need to chill out .. I dont think OP has an image in his head of running around chopping people's (who he deems unworthy) bits off .. there is male contraception available and I do welcome that .. why should females be the only one who are kind of expected to be on a pill
problem is and I am so terribly sorry for saying this .. my cat has it better (food, comfy bed, love, vet) then a kid born in africa with HIV and dying of starvation and dehydration and wont make it more then few weeks (its a fact)
originally posted by: Essene616
a reply to: andy06shakethe earth can sustain more people than will ever exist at any given time. We just need to distribute its recources poperly. Over population is propaganda, people want to reduce the population to two classes, like in metropolis, that silent film with the female robot that beyonce dresses as.