After the reboot, meet the Homo Evolutis

Van Mensvoort
March 18th 2009

At this year's TED conference, held in Long Beach California, Biotechnologist Juan Enriquez argued that even as mega-banks topple,  the big reboot is yet to come. It will come from science labs, and it promises keener bodies and minds. According to Enriquez, our kids are going to be designed by evolution.

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Siri Beerends: I really embrace the idea that viruses can teach us a lesson in modesty. It is necessary that our position as the dominant species on the planet is being challenged. I also agree that it is a mistake to think that we are becoming Gods. But unfortunately, this is actually what is happening now. Corona doesn’t teach us to be modest, it teaches us how we can -as quickly as possible- go back to business as usual: saving our capitalistic economy.

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