1. Not only is this happening in my lifetime, I am likely to see this generation come of age.
2. How many autistic children will this produce by the wayside? (If you believe the thesis of http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/9.12/aspergers_pr.html )
3. How will this interface with the Asians-are-the-new-Jews college admissions phenomenon?
4. When does the US give up and do the same?
"At BGI Shenzhen, scientists have collected DNA samples from 2,000 of the world’s smartest people and are sequencing their entire genomes in an attempt to identify the alleles which determine human intelligence. Apparently they’re not far from finding them, and when they do, embryo screening will allow parents to pick their brightest zygote and potentially bump up every generation's intelligence by five to 15 IQ points. Within a couple of generations, competing with the Chinese on an intellectual level will be like challenging Lena Dunham to a getting-naked-on-TV contest."
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