“The systems that are required to make the human body work,” says Steve Laufmann, “are exactly the kinds of things that engineers design and build.”
The tweet reads, “Imagine a world is ruled by scientists, not by politicians.” The drift of the tweet appeared to be, wouldn’t that be wonderful!
“We have already genetically engineered babies, the march toward three- (or more) parent human embryos, and radical proposals for creating novel family forms.”
Certain threads in the events of recent months suggest the hand of a skilled novelist.
One of the tragic trends in thinking about evolution has been to blur the distinction between humans and animals. History warns us not to regard this lightly.