Es sorprendente que después de Mao, Lenin, Stalin y tantas otras empresas basadas en la Tabla Rasa, en la moldeabilidad sin límite del ser humano, en proyectos siniestros como el del “hombre Nuevo” la siguiente sea aún una pregunta usual:
Q: A common fear seems to be: "But if genetic determinism is actually true, doesn't that mean the Nazis were right?"
Your question, of course, alludes to a conventional wisdom among left-leaning academics that genes imply genocide. But the 20th century suffered two ideologies that led to genocides. The other one, Marxism, had no use for race, didn't believe in genes and denied that human nature was a meaningful concept. Clearly, it's not an emphasis on genes or evolution that is dangerous. It's the desire to remake humanity by coercive means (eugenics or social engineering) and the belief that humanity advances through a struggle in which superior groups (race or classes) triumph over inferior ones