>> Eliezer wrote: >> I'd love to work on neurohacking but unfortunately I expect enough >> public and governmental interference to make the point moot. Nobody's >> going to let me experiment on 11-year-olds, which is where the most good >> could be done.
Robert J. Bradbury wrote:
> I think you may be wrong. As soon as the genes responsible for intelligence
> are identified (~50% +/- (some disputable amount) of intelligence is
> inherited) we are going to have to face up to the facts that
> (a) parents are going to want to genotype and select "intelligent"
> children (after all you are "investing" ~$500K in raising them).
> (b) engineer them directly for intelligence.
> The writing is on the wall....
You are correct Robert.