Dr. Andrews explains the benefits of interbreeding, killing off the older individuals of a species, and the dangers of natural products. Dr. Andrews also explains why CRISPR/Cas9 is just a well-branded idea for an old technology of gene editing.
What are this month’s top 10 signs of the apocalypse?
CRISPR-Cas is not like a human finding cutting and splicing an old fashioned movie reel…it depends on bacterial-derived micro-machines with an inherent error rate.
I do not defer to a notion of “common sense” because reasonable people can agree to disagree on anything from Planned Parenthood to Pol Pot’s political cleansing. Morality and ethics are luxuries that are afforded only those with the power to exercise them. What we as a a species need to defer to is the dominion of the heart.