Essay on The Ethics and Morality of Eugenics in Society
Source 2 -Eugenics and Economics in the Progressive Era, written by Thomas C. Leonard. This source will be helpful in my essay because it comments on race in the scheme of eugenics which is important to discuss as many are biased in favor of one race or another. This source is credible because it is written by a professor for Princeton University and in the Journal of Economic Perspectives. This source makes 2 claims. 1- The study of genetics and biology has shown that the significance of race and class is negligible when talking about positive and negative genetic traits. 2 - The identification of race and class as a way of identifying desirable traits still exists, but is less common today. This information will be useful in showing that eugenics is not inherently racist and that it will promote an environment of equality within the human race as we become more progressive as a society.
Source 3- Ethical issues in predictive genetic testing: a public health perspective, written by KG Fulda and