Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
The brains of two babies who were germ-line gene edited using the CRISPR process — meaning the engineered genetic changes will flow down the generations.
Peter Clarke claims that I was “clearly fearmongering,” but then admits, “this depiction is fairly accurate.” Okay, then.
“Science is a wonderful thing, but human zoos, scientific racism, and eugenics were shocking betrayals of science.”
Cruelty and injustice can seem an abstraction, committed against faceless people.