Is there a human right to be superhuman?


This article was written by Brian Alexander who asked me for some comments about the paper I gave at Stanford University last week. It begins as follows:

Is there a human right to be superhuman?

By Brian Alexander

MSNBC

 

Updated: 7:45 p.m. ET May 31, 2006

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While America was rushing to see sharp metal blades jut from Wolverine’s fists during the opening of the third "X-Men" movie last weekend, an academic conference was being held at Stanford University to discuss what might happen if people with special powers really existed.