TECH Talk: Should We Build 'Better' Humans?

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Wed Jul 28, 6:30 pm
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"Presented by Bill Kabasenche, Professor of Philosophy at Washington State University’s School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs.

Should we use biotechnology to make humans “better?” Gene editing, pharmaceuticals and computer tissue implants, among other interventions, will soon be used not just to treat problems, but to enhance human abilities. Everything from our physical capacities to our emotions, intelligence and personalities could soon be enhanced or altered according to our wants—or the wants of others. In the context of the Makerspace at Bellevue Library, reflect specifically on the prospect of prosthetic devices being used to enhance human abilities and the ethical issues related to that." (Promo Copy)

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