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Intelligence Squared Debates | Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?

Should Genetically Engineered Babies Be Prohibited?

magine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring’s height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think. Genes interact in ways that we don’t fully understand and there could be unintended consequences, new diseases that result from our tinkering. But even if the science could be perfected, is it morally wrong?

Premiere Date: June 30, 2013 | Runtime: 00:56:39

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates invites some of the world’s leading authorities to debate the day’s important issues. Two teams of dynamic thought leaders engage in a battle of wit and persuasion to capture your vote. Recorded live in New York City, IQ2US debates are based on the traditional Oxford-style format, with one side proposing and the other side opposing a sharply-framed motion.