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The questions of overpopulation and genetic load have produced various proposals for programs of contraception and eugenics. This book is more one of such programs than an addition to the literature concerning these issues. It is tantamount to an appeal to the general public to shift attitudes on reproduction. The result is a popular tract written in a simple, easy style presupposing little or no knowledge of biology. As such, Professor Ingle succeeds in providing a pleasant and attractive presentation of his point that an ethos of selective breeding is necessary. He proceeds from the premises  that the main
Who Should Have Children?. Ann Intern Med. 1974;80:122. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-1-122_1
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