Using the breakthrough technology known as CRISPR, scientists are not only altering the genes of a given creature.
As Wesley Smith explains, it’s not just that germline editing could lead to unintended health consequences.
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!
“Universal human rights are at stake,” says Wesley Smith. “The intrinsic dignity of human life is at stake.”
As podcaster Scott Adams would say, there is simply no “payday” for these people in recognizing what makes us, as humans, unique.