This misanthropic drive among the elites to is not only wrongheaded, it is dangerous.
At first, this proposed killing license was supposed to be limited to patients on the verge of death or the permanently unconscious.
Two years ago the Ojibwe tribe granted wild rice the “right to exist,” which could be said to be a synonym for a right to life.
We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.
The primary ethical problems with CRISPR in humans so far have come from “germ line” genetic engineering.