Posted by Sadie from ? (22.214.171.124) on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at 11:40AM :
In Reply to: "Silence of the Neuroengineers" posted by Sadie from ? (126.96.36.199) on Monday, June 23, 2003 at 1:33PM :
Someone mentioned to me another frightening prospect of this research as well: the use of these electronic gadgets in interrogation - to torture POWs or other prisoners, etc.
However, the need for good prosthetic limbs is something to consider. Perhaps there ought to be federal government-imposed restrictions on the use of such devices so that only medical treatments (working prostheses) arise from the research & a ban would be imposed on any military or non-medical technologies that could arise from the research.
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