Thursday, September 17, 2009

Ethics And The Future

Nick Bostrom, the director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University, believes it's time to open the ethical debate surrounding human enhancement — a term that is growing to include genetic, pharmaceutical and technological ways to improve our physical and mental abilities and even dramatically extend human life. The Future of Human Enhancement

I would like to think that this discussion does not end up to be another "stem-cell" debate that will shackle our scientists here in the USA and put us behind the rest of the world in innovation and meaningful progress.

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