Air-based DNA sampling reminds me of the movie GATTACA. DNA privacy issues are arguably more important than a lot of the privacy issues we worry about today.
Given that I just spent a lot of time talking about which things should matter in ethics, The importance of how you weigh it is a good reminder that often, the “mattering” part isn’t contested! Instead, the question becomes, how much should different things matter? This is part of what makes utilitarianism so flexible, but at some point, someone is going to have to do the hard work of deciding how much different things matter relative to one another.
Related: Artificial wombs may come about through advances in incubators.
Twitter thread on immigration and cash transfers.
Interesting lab page Sculpting Evolution.