…is the type that posts an interesting, perhaps plausible ‘what if’. That’s why a film like Gattaca, while not one of the most successful in film history, certainly got my thoughts going while I was watching it. I watched it again too.

To briefly summarize the proposition: What if we could have babies that had been cleansed from all possible genetic flaws, such as tendencies to develop cancer, or bad eyesight, or negative human traits such as anger or depression, while at the same time enhancing some natural human traits such as intelligence or physical strength, ie. becoming the best of all you could be?

Now, it seems, we’re well on the path to that sort of reality…