[ExI] NYC Debate: Bioethicists Hold Public Debate Ban on Genetically Engineered Babies
msd001 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 21:56:10 UTC 2013
On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 1:14 PM, Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Wait a minute, that's not what the title says.
> I thought this was about having a ban on public debates about genetically engineered babies!
> What does a 'public debate ban' mean, but a ban on public debates?
> I think there should be a public debate about having a ban on public debates about genetically engineered babies.
> If anyone wants to debate my notion (maybe you think it should be banned, for instance), feel free.
Sorry Ben, you are mistaken: They're using the genetically engineered
babies as the podium behind and upon which the debates take place.
I cannot endorse using babies (whether genetically engineered or not)
in this manner; I think this practice should be banned.
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