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“Eugenics talk” and the language of bioethics
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    “Eugenics talk” and disabled – is it really just about emotions?
    • Urh Groselj, Physician
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      • Blaz Groselj

    Modern genetics differs crucially from the old eugenics, despite the sad fact that they coexisted for few decades in the respected countries like Sweden and Canada, where thousands of coercive sterilizations of mentally ill were taking place until early 1970s (1). Fortunately, the focus has shifted in the meantime from the genetic health of the population to that of an individual, and even more importantly - individual...

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