Genetic Abnormalities Debate

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    Since the thread of whether incestral marriage ought to be legal I decided to discuss somewhat similar yet different issue. Since there is an argument for the legalization of incest marriage let us discuss the consequences of such union. From a scientific point of view the problems with inter-breeding is not because of the union itself, but the abnormality that will come about with such unions. Now before I even present scientific evidence proponents of such unions who believe that there is no evidence of any genetic abnormality please present some evidence that there i no scientific proof that inter-breeding will cause any genetic defect.

    Here are some things to consider:

    1) Using the argument that "it has to be generational" is an unfounded claim because the are studies that have shown that even through the first union the risk is greater and the increase of activity increases the risk of passing on genetic defect.

    2) This should've been 1 but proponents must define "generational."

    I look forward to this debate
     
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    Do you reject the idea of relations marrying because of the risk of birth defect? I asked this of several other people in the other thread but they all side stepped.
     
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    Rumor has it that the entire human species is descended from a family group of about 600 breeding individuals who systematically removed all other human-like species as they spread across the globe.
     
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    You didn't address the OP but since you asked, yes I do. On the grounds that a child that is malformed at the expense of a inter-marital union (especially if one is conscious of a malformed child) is nor logical nor justified. Deformities do not extend to mere external limbs. but also an effect upon the nervous system and a plethora of other issues.
     
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    In this debate I can't go by rumors I need some evidence.
     
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    Why don't you put down the thesaurus and start speaking in logical terms? I have no idea what you mean by an "inter-marital union" not being "justified." For example, do you believe that sexual relations between adult siblings should be a criminal offense?
     
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    Start watching PBS and wait, Brother. That's where I saw it.
     
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    The point is, genetic diversity is not exactly the strong suit of our species and anything we can do using our brains instead of our genitalia to promote sexual diversity should be encouraged, but not necessarily through legislation.

    Education is the key to the future of this planet.
     
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    Then provide some.
     
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    Just because I use words your not familiar with doesn't mean I am not making sense. Anyway the subject is about genetic abnormalities as cause by family inbreeding. As far as the legality aspect I am not here to discuss that. If you wish to discuss the criminality aspect, make another thread and I will join that one.
     

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