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Long term evolutionary effects of forced abortion and sterilization

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What do you think the long term evolutionary response to population control measures would be? I was thinking maybe one type of response would be like the octopi which will hibernate until the babies are hatched and then the mom dies. Or maybe evolutionary regression. Maybe our babies will walk away a few minutes after being born. Or a natural hormone secretion to make babies more desirable. I'm definitely curious about how China is forcing an evolutionary response. I think they did see some effects already which is why they relaxed the law there. That plus a whole lot of bitter single men with no mates. That'll end that in a quick hurry. Maybe it will change sexual behavior. What do you think? 

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In evolutionary terms, "long-term" is many, many generations. In this insanely hypothetical scenario, you would have to describe what selection criteria are present.

The results you list are not credible.

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