[LMB] No lefties in the Nexus
proto at panix.com
Thu Oct 3 21:53:52 BST 2019
> On Oct 3, 2019, at 2:53 PM, Lorelei Kaena <lorelei.kaena at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have two genetic disorders. You ‘edit’ them, you edit me. Perhaps you see why this disturbs me?
> I feel my life is very worth living. It’s full, and meaningful. Yes, I may need a wheelchair in my future, it’s been brought up. Yes, I have a heart defect. I’m well past my sell-by date! I survived surgery last week (not my heart, they don’t need to mess with that), even though I did lose blood (expected, when you have vascular Ehler’s Danlos). But should you wipe out every family with my disorder? Seriously? Because that’s what you’re talking about.
> It’s the only way to be sure. It’s how they diagnose you, after all. My uncle died as a baby from a heart defect. My aunt has it, and her kids.
> You see why this discussion worries me, and should worry anyone?
> Turlach ene
AFAIK We were talking about Nexus technology, ggene cleaning, not killing or sterilizing people.
“That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”
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