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

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 21:50:23 BST 2019


Judd Winick's Barry Ween comics might be of interest.


On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

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> > On Oct 8, 2019, at 7:05 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Does that mean that, if someone told you they could increase your future
> > child's IQ by two SDs, you'd consider that intervention necessary?  A
> > no-brainer?
> >
> > See?  Reversing the situation doesn't always reverse the appropriate
> > response.
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> A child that smart and possible much smarter than the parents or teachers
> could
> present real problems. Suppose the kid would have Dr. Hawkins level of
> intelligence
> and that increased by 2 SDs.
>
> Lot’s of my friends oft don’t follow me, partially because I achieved a
> Master’s in Math and
> jump severals steps in logic because it’s SO obvious. Or because I’m the
> type of person who would
> attempt grad school in Math. Or as Tom Lehrer would say, “How they got
> that way.”
>
> OBbj: Miles’ very bright parents had great difficulty with him.
>> “That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”
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