[ExI] Brain Implants Could Make the Death Penalty Obsolete

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 19:52:53 UTC 2015

On Jul 29, 2015 3:40 AM, "BillK" <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> What is upsetting people is 'mission creep'. You start by putting
> implants in murderers only, then violent criminals, then terrorists,
> then ---- why not just put implants in everybody?  The TSA, NSA, etc
> are already checking and monitoring everyone as possible suspects.

Agreed.  There might be more support if those deciding who to implant would
themselves accept implants aimed at reducing their willingness to
abuse...but of course this would be unacceptable to them.  (Except maybe
for the few who genuinely are motivated by pure public interest.)
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