Quiz o’ th’ Day

Fenster writes:

John Holdren was Obama’s Science Czar, In 1977 he, along with Paul Ehrlich and Anne Ehrlich, authored a textbook on population and the environment. In it they address options for involuntary fertility control. Most of these are methods that would address the issue one person at a time: forced sterilizations, capsules under the skin, etc.

The attention turns to involuntary methods that would work on a mass scale.

Here is a passage:

What is the blacked out word?

  1. Moral
  2. Religious
  3. Ethical
  4. Technical

As I would often tell my students if you don’t know the answer to a multiple choice question you can often reason it through via context and the nature of the wrong answers. This one should be obvious.

Answer in comments section.

BONUS QUESTION for extra credit.

True or false:

The recent protesters are whiter than the cops out on the street trying to manage the disorder.

About Fenster

Gainfully employed for thirty years, including as one of those high paid college administrators faculty complain about. Earned Ph.D. late in life and converted to the faculty side. Those damn administrators are ruining everything.
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5 Responses to Quiz o’ th’ Day

  1. Brian Gardam says:

    Since I think the social and political Issues would include the religious, moral, and ethical issues, I think the right answer is « technical ».



  2. Jimmy says:



  3. hugh burris says:

    or adding a sterilant to vaccines.


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