This pertains to a lot of things we have been talking about from the last TED talk we watched. The work of Craig Venter is absolutely brilliant and awe-inspiring to the biologist in me, but the ethicist is deeply perturbed. I believe Dr. Venter may serve as an example of a scientist that may be underestimating the possible implications of his work, and to me, this is a fatal flaw of a brilliant scientist.

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