Genetic linkage etc.
gdpusch at NO.xnet.SPAM.com
Fri Jul 7 09:16:18 EST 2000
> July 3, 2000 Gentlemen; After all this 'hoopla' and hype, regarding this
> relatively new field of genetic mapping, etc., I believe this will open
> the door for opportunities to trace exactly who and what we are as
> 'humans'. Exactly what are 'humans' ? How 'human' are most of us ?
> How 'human' are some of us ? Are we 'human' by 'degrees' ? For instance,
> if a person has 99 pct. of certain genes is he nearly all human ? If he
> has 60 pct. of certain genes, is he 'mostly' human ? If he has only 20
> pct. of certain genes, is he 'partly' human ? What is needed is a
> 'standard' of 'humanity', something to compare with people with certain
> amounts of 'required' genes, to qualify as being 'human'. I believe this
> is what is coming in this day and age. A new theory, science, field of
> study etc. ? It,s just around the corner, and promises to shake-up a lot
> of 'people' !
That's basically waht Hitler's Nazis tried to do.
We all know how _that_ turned out... >:-(
The ultimate standard and test of ``humanity'' is _BEHAVIOR TOWARDS OTHERS_,
not ``genetic purity.'' Judging from the crypto-racist thesis above, I have
some doubts whether this cowardly anonymous poster could pass this standard...
-- Gordon D. Pusch
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