Intelligence Squared US: Should We Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies?
Airing Saturday 6am, 93.9FM, Saturday 2pm on AM 820. Sunday 7am on AM 820 and Sunday, 8pm on AM 820
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Broadcast Times: Saturday 6am on 93.9FM, Saturday 2pm on AM 820 and Sunday 7am on AM 820 and 8pm on AM 820
Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Would it lead to eugenics and a stratified society where only the rich enjoy the benefits of genetic enhancement? Or would the real injustice be depriving our children of every scientifically possible opportunity? Our debaters are Sheldon Krimsky, Lord Robert Winston, Nita Farahany, and Lee Silver.