Julian Savulescu represents all that I find so objectionable about the mainstream bioethics movement.
A conceptual morass besets neuroscience.
I’m reminded of a phrase from one of my favorite songwriters, Paul Simon, in “The Boxer”: “I’ve squandered my resistance for a pocket full of mumbles.”
The late Richard John Neuhaus famously wrote this of bioethicists.
Consider a hypothetical "engram" of your grandmother’s lovely face that "codes" for your memory of her appearance.