Iaian Vernier's Memoir
Chapter 7. Road to Social Equality
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Another famous story told and retold was about the political ship of state, a series of meetings of the scientific and legal committees of the Directorate in Geneva, c. 2180. Scientists described the manner that genetic material would be distributed, to whom and where. As the particular speaker was exhibiting demonstration vials that were being stored and then distributed to states and nationalities that had agreed to participate, the voice of an old judge from Kenya of European and African heritage was heard. I paraphrase:
You are showing us different sample vials of genetic material from various national and ethnic sources that you intend to infuse into very different ethnic and national locales as an experiment, I presume. Why not utilize larger vials and mix up the contents (sperm) of all these particular vials?
They say that this meeting then broke up in a roar of laughter. Actually it was decided to go halfway down the road that the judge suggested. They would indeed blend the genes of many talented men from all over the world in some of their trials as a control. Other ethnic and racially homogeneous genes would be directed at particular different but somewhat homogeneous communities and the outcomes checked.
← 43 | 44 →The women in the communities who had volunteered to take part in this program conformed to the programmatics suggested by several Northeast Asiatic historians. The ancient Chinese road to high intellectual achievement was characterized by the privileges enjoyed...
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