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

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Tue Oct 8 21:35:44 BST 2019


On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 4:21 PM Ruchira Mathur <wetair at gmail.com> wrote:

> And I know that if my parents could have changed my genes to make me
> healthier, they would. It wouldn't make me different person, just a
> healthier one.


Even ignoring pleiotropy, that last sentence is just ridiculous.  It's
trivially and obviously wrong.

We can't talk about the deep stuff if we can't even handle the simple
stuff.


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