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Genetic Engineering To Lower Risks And Assure Child Outcomes

If asked whether one would genetically engineer one's offspring today many people would answer "No" to the hypothetical question. But today choosing genes for your babies is not a real option. When it becomes a real option I expect that people who have strong desires about what their kids should be like are going to opt for genetic tinkering. Some parents are going be driven to offspring genetic engineering by risk aversion.
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