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Synonyms for dysgenics

the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced



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This has stimulated procreation within families, causing the genetic deterioration of the species.
The title story, "Uncle Obadiah and the Alien," is about the arrival in a village ganja field of an extraterrestrial named Maggy (because of his supposed resemblance to Lady Thatcher), who declares that he has taken His Majesty Haile Selassie to his planet, which is afflicted by genetic deterioration.
In Dysgenics: Genetic Deterioration of Modern Population, he says: "It is a very serious matter that our genetic quality is deteriorating.