T. Coraghessan Boyle imagines a world of liberal CRISPR use
“Are We Not Men?”
I am a huge fan of author Margaret Atwood, and the dystopian vision of a future where gene editing and manipulation has shaped every aspect of our life and culture that she created in Oryx and Crake.
Entitled “Are We Not Men“, Boyle’s short story focuses on a something as simple dispute between neighbours, set in a not so distant time when gene editing is readily available to everyone. The story is available to read online, or as an audio file. I expect I’ll save this one for my commute home later.
Don your CRISPR-coloured spectacles and enjoy the ride.
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