Genetic engineering could unleash a deadly pandemic or lead to a “new eugenics” with very sharp teeth.
We can’t trust “the scientists” to do the right thing because over the years too many have proven unworthy.
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
Engaging in biotechnological and other medical research in China can free one from normal ethical concerns.
After going through the appearance of hand-wringing, I wouldn’t expect much of a problem if scientists said they really wanted to proceed.