[extropy-chat] Reversible genetic change

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal at smigrodzki.org
Wed Aug 25 14:20:01 UTC 2004

Damien Broderick wrote:

 > [A reply to 
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/25/opinion/25kristof.html?th :]
 > Dear Mr Kristof
 > You evoke a popular anxiety: "Genetic tinkering gives me the willies. 
My concern is [...] with the possibility that we will irreversibly 
change what it is to be human."

### Mitochondrial replacement therapy (see my presentation at TV'04) 
promises reversible genetic modification. In the future, artificial 
chromosomes will give even more choice.

Our adversaries' arguments are already moot (we only need to get the 
word out).


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