Originally posted by dizziedame
How about our esteemed scientist find a cure for Type 1 diabetes, the common cold, Ebola, and many other diseases before they change humans to
androids or Lord knows what we would create.
Discover a way to eliminate drug and/or alcohol addiction. Create a magic potion to fight obesity or skin diseases.
When scientist can do all I mentioned above I will be favorably impressed.
As we can see gene manipulation is not too difficult. Curing the ills of today's people is a much more complicated process.
Lets fix the humans we have before we create super humans.
Should we not allow humans to evolve at the preprogrammed time?
aside from the fact the human race pretty much has stunted our own evolution, curing the cold for the most part won't impress me much, I get a cold,
I get over it. addiction, you don't need scientific research to get out of addiction, it's all in you, not the scientist, willpower. obesity, eat
less, excercise more, once again willpower, and glandular is not an excuse, i've seen obese people with a 'glandular' problem manage to lose weight
and get in shape by eating less and being more active.
personally, i think it's too bad they destroyed the embryo, it would have been interesting to see what could have turned out