With enough research touching on the taboo subject of race, it might be proved conclusively that a high percentage of blacks carry the MAOA-L gene, the gene that allegedly is associated with psychopathy.
If we knew that a black newborn carried the psychopath gene, would it be wise to kill it or try to develop a vaccine to prevent the psychopathic behaviors that would come later? Alternatively, should carriers of the psychopath gene be sterilized so that it cannot be passed along to new generations?
Morality and science mix when it comes to some genetic traits and the modern push for eugenics.
Here’s what we know:
As of yet, no single factor can explain what causes people to behave in ways labeled psychopathic. But research suggests our genes may play a role.
One gene in particular is linked with an increased risk of violent or aggressive behavior, studies…
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