Development of man's genetic endowment by means of direct ac tions geared toward striving for the optimistic propagation of these with a pretty good genetic profile (an part of that is typically well-known as a excessive intelligence quotient) or-conversely-delimitation of these with adverse genetic inheritance has continually remained a pri mary situation of the geneticist and the social engineer. Genetic integrity, eugenic development, and a powerful genetic pool designed to get rid of affliction and soreness were the benchmarks of the "Genetic stream" and the problem of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. If the standard of lifestyles can in a roundabout way be both im proved or complex through use of the legislations, then this coverage has to be built and pursued. not does the Dostoyevskian quest to offer existence that means via suf fering develop into an inescapable given. through and during the advance and alertness of latest clinical advances within the box of genetics (and in particular genetic engi neering), the true power exists to avoid, to a really vii Preface viii actual volume, so much human anguish ahead of it ever mani fests itself in or via existence. Freedom to adopt re seek within the fascinating and fertile frontiers of the "New Biology" and to grasp the Genetic Code has to be nur tured and maintained. the quest for the reality inevi tably prevents highbrow, social, and financial stag kingdom, to boot as-ideally-frees all from nervousness and fright. but, there's a very genuine capability for this quest to confuse and confound.
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