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How does a inherent illness begin anyway?
If the Nazi Germans had killed and killed off all persons labeled inherently unfit in Germany, would depression, schizophrenia, diabetes, sociopathy... re-emerge in the following generations, or would they be a clear community, free of inherent illnesses?How does a inherent illness begin anyway?
1000 piece jigsaw, and finding that one piece of the trees on the right hand side doesn't fit that well, but while it doesn't affect anything round it, you eventually find the piece of sky over the other side won't fit at all.
n the genome, there are what's called 'mutation hotspots'. These are locations that are more sensitive to mutation than others. These hotspots promote evolution, and if such hotspots occur in coding DNA, there's an increased chance for a genetic defect giving rise to a phenotypic disease, but also an increased chance for coding a more efficient protein, giving the carrier a tiny evolutionary advantage.