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Post time 2012-1-11 09:05:50 |Display all floors
timbatu Post time: 2012-1-11 10:52
Everyone should move on from past mistakes. But if one cannot face past mistakes, there is a probl ...

Good changes never happen fast enough.
But to be honest, you could not pay me enough to visit the USA.
I'm a little bit wrong and your a little bit right.
Everyone is entitled to my opinion.

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Post time 2012-1-11 10:30:27 |Display all floors
good point on abortion eugenics, Ronnie. China is the world leader here.

as for mental illness, China treated it as a political disorder, and ill people were sent for "re-education", until relatively recently.

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Post time 2012-1-11 11:27:01 |Display all floors
lebeast Post time: 2012-1-11 10:30
good point on abortion eugenics, Ronnie. China is the world leader here.

as for mental illness, Chi ...

You have such a distorted picture about China. I am sorry that Ronny does not feel you are filled with misguided hatred. I think you really need to drop your fear and colored glasses.

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Post time 2012-1-11 21:40:08 |Display all floors
the fact is that chinese are very enthusiastic for eugenics

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Post time 2012-1-11 22:19:20 |Display all floors
This post was edited by lebeast at 2012-1-12 00:32

in fact, China needs eugenics out of necessity nowadays, as this article from the Lancet elaborates...

the main issue is an ethical one. And as usual, timbatu, in pointing the finger at the usa, will find that my finger will point to china soon (I'm whispering 'go home').
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Post time 2012-1-11 22:26:25 |Display all floors
there are a lot of ethical issues

firstly, let's look at Mendelian autosomal recessively inherited conditions

lets say each parent has one recessive gene, eg for cystic fibrosis

there is only a 1 in 4 chance that a child will have both copies and will therefore develop cystic fibrosis

if this condition is on the government list, then the couple will be forced to abort, even though there is a 3 out of 4 probability that the child is normal

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Post time 2012-1-11 22:31:27 |Display all floors
this diagram illustrates the problem

three healthy babies will be terminated for every one baby with the disease

alternatively, the government may prevent the couple to have any baby, even though there is a 75% chance of a healthy child
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