Genetic Memory Is The Source Of Human Intelligence
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"Genetic memory is a process in which a memory is passed down through the generations without the individual having to experience first-hand the topic of the memory."
No one is sure yet just how much information is genetically passed from generation to generation. Theories abound concerning whether intellectual memory is inherited, ranging from simple primal instincts, to recollection of “passed” lives. In the case of our ancestors, genetic intelligence was definitely passed from generation to generation, but it was suppressed by the priority of survival for thousands of years. Our intelligence is as natural to us as the spots on a cheetah, or stripes on a zebra. We are the only creatures that have existed on this planet that have the power of creation. Our intellectual development has exponentially increased in the last 100 years, and is estimated to grow by another 30% every year. To put that in perspective; A weekly edition of the New York Times today contains more information than the average person was likely to come across in a lifetime in seventeenth-century England.
Is this scientific, academic and technological explosion the result of evolution?
No. Evolution runs into a brick wall when it tries to explain Cro-magnon’s sudden appearance on Earth. How many other creatures on Earth, in its entire history, ever built highways and filled them with complex mechanical conveniences powered by fuel extracted from deep underground that is refined through complex chemical processes? How many monkeys evolved to trade tunes and movies on a global digital network? How many Neanderthals launched themselves into space? We did not evolve here; we are experiencing genetic regression, or reverting, to our natural state. While there is an abundance of evidence to prove that evolution is a universal process, none exists to prove that we evolved on Earth. All evidence points to the contrary.
Intelligence, particularly the ability of genes to retain memory, is of primary interest to human genetic research. The first methodical set of experimental observations can be traced back to Galton’s work in 1865, a year before Mendel’s influential article on the laws of heredity. Using statistical tools, Galton evaluated the transmission of several traits in families. He concluded that many traits, including mental ability, are genetically transmitted and normally distributed in the general population. Brain scientists say the size of certain regions of the brain are under tight genetic control and that the larger these regions are the higher the intelligence. The study of intelligence genetics examines how much, and by what manner, mental abilities are affected by genes. Since many genetic and environmental factors influence intelligence, it is a complex trait whose mysteries are now being unraveled daily.
|Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project’s goals were to:
- identify all the approximately 20,000-25,000 genes in human DNA,
- determine the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs that make
up human DNA,
- store this information in databases,
- improve tools for data analysis,
- transfer related technologies to the private sector, and
- address the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) that may arise from
Without genetic intervention, our intelligence will lead to our extermination.
Due to the massive volume of information the project revealed, it is taking years to sort through it all. Somewhere, hidden in the information, is the answer that may bring peace on earth and save us from extermination. We are now at a point in history when we are on the verge of finally being able to correct the flaw(s) that originally caused our exile.
Because we were placed on Earth to protect interstellar civilization from our behaviors, the day that we accomplish manned interstellar flight without genetic alteration, will also very likely be the day that we bring about our destruction. As we rapidly approach that day of reckoning, we remain constantly under observation...