I recently had a conversation with a graduate of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Parents of all cultures might want to consider his comment. He studied Chinese attitudes and approaches to academics, and heard many first-hand experiences from Asian classmates. “I thank my lucky stars I only had to deal with a U.S. education,” he said. “I’d never have made it in China.
If you remember tomorrow anything I’ve said today, it will be because I’ve made physical or electro-chemical changes in the cells of your brain. It’s kind of a weird thought, but true. So why is it that we do enhancement by so many other ways, but if you start talking about doing it through drugs, suddenly it becomes evil?
Henry Greely, Stanford Law Professor. (via STANFORD Magazine)