In the Star Trek Universe, one of the most dangerous villains is a genetically enhanced human being from the 20th century: Khan Noonian Singh. Genetic enhancement is one of the only tabooed forms of science in Star Trek. In this discussion, we will talk about the way Star Trek portrays this kind of medical intervention, in order to consider the ethical and political issues raised by the possibilities of tailor-making stronger and more intelligent human beings.
Pizza will be provided.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Milam Hall, Room 319
2520 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97331