Sunday, October 07, 2007

Doesn't "transhumanism" sound much nicer anyway?

Economics professor Random person on right-wing website supports eugenics; teeth-gnashing ensues. The "executing at childbirth" and abortion angles are red herrings; there was nothing in the original post's argument that required either. The idea of a government-sponsored eugenics program is scary enough even without those aspects, of course. But doesn't this seem desirable? Random mutations aren't going to get us there.
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