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Would you file this under "just because you can, doesn't mean you should"?

Scientist controls colleague's hand in first human brain-to-brain interface

 

Does the potential to help outweigh the potential to abuse?

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 6:42 PM on Aug. 27, 2013 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Wow, I don't know. There's a lot of good and a lot of evil that could come out of that.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 7:34 PM on Aug. 27, 2013

  • This sounds like something from the X men. Guess we'll call this guy Dr X.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 7:44 PM on Aug. 27, 2013

  • Yeah, definitely under can but shouldn't. The potential for abuse is massive here. This could end up hurting a lot of people. Not sure exactly how it would help either, but I can't think tonight so maybe I am missing some amazing breakthrough this will actually be a positive for.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 8:58 PM on Aug. 27, 2013

  • Not in my book. That is crossing lines I don't think should be crossed.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:04 PM on Aug. 27, 2013

  • Definitely can but should not. We don't have any business trying to control others like that. Wrong on so many levels.
    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 9:27 PM on Aug. 28, 2013

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