Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Intelligence Squared U.S.Audio currently not available for this program.
Should We Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies? -- Parents can already screen a fetus for its sex and test for genetic diseases. The day when they can choose their child's height, eye color and intelligence may be closer than we think. Is this a form of eugenics? Is it morally wrong for parents to engineer their babies, or is it morally wrong to deprive their children of the benefits of genetic enhancement? The Oxford-style debate program takes up these questions and more.