[LMB] We've been discussing gene engineering on people...

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Fri Oct 4 00:34:40 BST 2019



> On Oct 3, 2019, at 2:58 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com <mailto:ravenclaweric at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
> Getting rid of heritable bad traits, like Alzheimer's and a tendency to
> cancer, would also be IMO a Good Thing.  I've seen too many good people
> laid low by both, and seen that those things galloped through their family
> trees.  That would go double and triple for hemophilia.

Huntingdon’s syndrome is also a good candidate. OTGH, it seems to be caused by
too many copies of a single gene which in lower count increase intelligence.

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