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Emerita Steinbock on "Designer Babies"

334 days until the start of class. I tried to get a posting on self-help philosophy in yesterday, but I failed to finish it. Not enough time. I will likely post it later today. One of the reasons I failed is because I went to the University of Colorado in Boulder to attend another lecture. Dr. Emerita Steinbock wrote on "designer (genetically enhanced) babies." She began with some technical accounts that suggested that, with a few exceptions, genetic enhancement would be hard to come by.
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