Re: Risk, Reward, and Human Enhancement

From: Rolf Nelson (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2008 - 18:11:31 MST

On 1/2/08, Daniel Burfoot <> wrote:
> Ultimately the only way to discover if the drugs work for real people in the
> real world is for lots of people to use them.

Not sure I follow. If controlled double-blind clinical trials are
unable to give us sufficient data, it seems unlikely that
uncontrolled, uncoordinated, inconsistently-reported one-off
experiments (or, as scientists like to call them, "useless anecdotes")
would be a more reliable source of data.

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