This “experiment” was very wrong on at least four fronts. First, it created human life for the purpose of experimenting upon it.
A premise here is that abstract thought is a unique human endowment, so our colleague Wesley Smith will also find this of interest as a scientific test of human exceptionalism.
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.
CRISPR is the most powerful technology invented since the splitting of the atom.