Of course, Zhavoronkov’s lab is in China — the land where medical and other ethics might go to die.
Our suffering phobia has triggered a harmful societal neurosis that has both subverted human exceptionalism and undermined societal common sense.
This isn’t some outlier bioethicist or animal-rights activist being given a few pages of ink.
Some jurisdictions are getting there faster and some slower. But that tide only flows in one direction.
Talk about shades of China family-planning theory. We must destroy much of what makes life worth living in order save the planet!