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Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 13:36
by Aresen
Consumers Are Open to Superhuman Vision and Cognitive Enhancements. Are Regulators?

If you had access to a drug that would improve cognition, wouldn't you be tempted to slip it into the White House water supply?

More seriously, the only downside I can conceive of concerning such a drug is that might make Asperger's more common. (I am not counting possible side effects like enhanced acne.)

Re: Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 18:28
by lunchstealer
Aresen wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 13:36
Consumers Are Open to Superhuman Vision and Cognitive Enhancements. Are Regulators?

If you had access to a drug that would improve cognition, wouldn't you be tempted to slip it into the White House water supply?

More seriously, the only downside I can conceive of concerning such a drug is that might make Asperger's more common. (I am not counting possible side effects like enhanced acne.)
If I could slip something into the WH water supply, it wouldn't be that.

Note to NSA: But I can't, and even if I could, wouldn't because it would be wrong.

Re: Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 18:46
by Eric the .5b
Aresen wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 13:36
If you had access to a drug that would improve cognition, wouldn't you be tempted to slip it into the White House water supply?
No, I'd take it myself. :P

Re: Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 18:57
by Warren
All I want is to be healthy. :(

Re: Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 19:17
by Jennifer
Aresen wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 13:36
Consumers Are Open to Superhuman Vision and Cognitive Enhancements. Are Regulators?

If you had access to a drug that would improve cognition, wouldn't you be tempted to slip it into the White House water supply?
Hell no; Trump's incompetence is the only saving grace our republic has. Now, if you find a drug that can improve/increase people's sense of empathy....

Re: Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 19:44
by lunchstealer
Eric the .5b wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 18:46
Aresen wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 13:36
If you had access to a drug that would improve cognition, wouldn't you be tempted to slip it into the White House water supply?
No, I'd take it myself. :P
Also this.

Re: Cognitive Enhancements?

Posted: 08 Feb 2018, 20:04
by thoreau
Aresen wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 13:36
If you had access to a drug that would improve cognition, wouldn't you be tempted to slip it into the White House water supply?
I'd rather put it into the school lunches.