Human Race Decides it Doesn’t Need Knowledge Anymore

Be ignored

Wilson Magazine

Tell us something we don’t already know…

A new study out of leading genetics research company deCODE claims that the sequence of the genome associated with seeking knowledge is under negative selection (aka natural selection is diminishing the presence of this sequence in nature). Don’t whip out the ol’ dunce cap you keep in your closet right next to your skeletons. The decline is steady, and there are actions that can be taken to offset the change.

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Over several decades, deCODE analyzed gene sequences of over 100,000 participants in Iceland. The researchers found that people who sought higher levels of education had fewer children than those who did otherwise, meaning that smarty pants are passing on their nerdiness on at a lower rate than than regular pants are passing on their normalness. In all fairness, this is not conclusive evidence that the human race is getting dumber. Much…

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