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The Population Explosion, Conservative Eugenics, and Human Evolution
Vol. 17, No. 7 (Jul., 1967), pp. 461-464
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1293817
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Problems posed by the slow increase in frequency of mutants in human populations which must inexorably follow the most obvious equalitarian and humane termination of the population explosion are discussed. A less obvious democratic program of "conservative eugenics" to at least maintain genetic equilibrium by providing normalizing selection is proposed.
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