This story is about the hubris of conquest and genetic modification. Let’s start with the ugly. The richest people of the world, as well as their loyal servants from the World Economic Forum, are on the Genetic Modi cation team. According to the World Economic Forum, “the evolution of gene testing and gene editing will drive the future of healthcare.” They really can’t sleep at night knowing that they have not yet stuck their fingers into every nook and cranny of the human body and efficiently monetized them! Here is a technical video from 2016 on “Harnessing Gene Editing for Multiple and Permanent Genetic Changes.”
I don’t know … somehow I am not excited. Besides, all of this sounds suspiciously like Manifest Destiny 2.0.