Would you be surprised to hear that the human race is slowly becoming dumber, and dumber? Despite our advancements over the last tens or even hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more emotionally unstable. One Stanford University researcher and geneticist, Dr. Gerald Crabtree, believes that our intellectual decline as a race has much to do with adverse genetic mutations.
Further, the geneticist explains that people with specific adverse genetic mutations are more likely than ever to survive and live amongst the ‘strong.’ Darwin’s theory of ‘survival of the fittest’ is less applicable in today’s society, therefore those with better genes will not necessarily dominate in society as they would have in the past.
I think it’s pretty hard to deny what we all see with our own lying eyes. While the article goes off on a tangent about flouride in drinking water, processed foods and fructose, I tend to blame natural selection.
The truth is, in ancient times or even just 100 years ago, the sort of people we see today wouldn’t survive long enough to reproduce. Modern technology has made it possible for the unfit to flourish and pass their deficiencies on to the next generation.
While the intelligent practice family planning, the lowest segment of our society believes it a badge of honor to be a baby daddy and father a dozen or more children with five or six different women.
These children, deprived of a stable family life, raised in poverty and deprived the opportunity to better themselves intellectually grow up even more ignorant than their genetic deficit already condemns them to.
Then there is the corrosive effect of pop-culture which glorifies ignorance by promoting entertainment over intellect. Since when has intellect been something to be ashamed of? Far too many kids fear being labelled a nerd or a geek. Black kids in particular risk being bullied for “acting white” if they excel in school.
If all of this be true, than what is to be done? Sadly, nothing.
The situation will continue to deteriorate until there is a general collapse of civilization stripping humanity of these technological comforts. There will be a return to dog-eat-dog survival of the fittest. Society will again be populated by those who are strong and those who are smart. The weak and stupid will perish.
It sounds cruel but that’s nature’s design.