This is not only authoritarian — shattering the guarantees of religious liberty in virtually all existing human-rights accords — but could cause a significant brain drain.
Stretching back to the Magna Carta, British law is strongly grounded in concepts of freedom protected from abuse by tyranny.
Transhumanists seek to “seize control of human evolution” by harnessing the naked power of biotech, cyber tech, and computer tech.
After going through the appearance of hand-wringing, I wouldn’t expect much of a problem if scientists said they really wanted to proceed.
Darwinists assert that humans are undergoing natural selection, too. Therefore, evolution is a fact.