"If you are not completely confused by quantum mechanics, you do not understand it."
Based on increasing use of DNA Databases by government agencies: Have a society where 5 percent of crimes are unsolved, or where 100 percent of crimes are solved" but privacy is compromised?
Should the scientists who altered a deadly flu virus to make it more contagious be allowed to continue and publish their work?
- Yes, it's the best way for responsible scientists to develop defenses against possible pandemics.
- No, it's much to dangerous if information about how to mutate deadly viruses gets into the public domain.
- It doesn't matter what they do, this line of research will be developed by someone else inevitably.
- I don't know what the best course of action is.