Degeneration

Read through the information on any one of the following articles at this website that addresses female infanticide:

https://www.causes.com/causes/595896-nanhi-pari-campaign (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Based up this week’s readings, think about what we in the United States can do to lower the risk of infanticide and horror killings across the globe. In your weekly posting, talk about what you learned from this week’s readings and video. Offer details on one issue that really resonated with you. Lastly, think about what we in the United States can do to lower the risk of infanticide and horror killings across the globe. Do you think monogamy leads to a decrease in infanticide? Does monogamy have any correlation with violence?

READINGS:

Post Darwin: Social Darwinism, Degeneration, Eugenics

https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/post-darwin-social-darwinism-degeneration-eugenics (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Eugenics in the United States

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/culturalanthropology/chapter/eugenics-in-the-united-states/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7a-nOOXdtA

-Before starting your response, review the following study on why newborns are killed:

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-02-factors-infanticide-21st-century.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

** It is essential to note that this week’s readings focus on issues of basic human rights. These cases stand in opposition to cultural relativism (accepting behavior within the context in which it occurs.) I am not asking you to accept these behaviors but rather, to think about how we can work within a cultural system different from our own… without judging or making it seem that one culture is superior to another.

2 pages, MLA format, use all readings and video in response.