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-- that the greatest danger, surpassing all other dangers to the survival of the human species, is: superior intelligence of human beings, isolated from an equal degree of moral sensitivity.

Cognitive -- isolated cognitive intelligence -- poses the greatest threat to the survival of the human species.

And, as I see it, the only antidote to that threat is, finding some way of meshing, blending into cognitive intelligence, oral intelligence, ethical intelligence.

Until we do this, for our leaders, we will be playing Russian roulette-- I don't mean to restrict it, that only the Russians are a danger in this -- I think democracy, the Communists, the Socialists, the racists, everybody will be taking a very high risk with the future of the human species, until we get, you know, all of our research -- our nuclear physicists, our biologists, geneticists, our psychologists-- that the training of these people must incorporate into their discipline the moral, ethical implications of what they're using their intelligence for.

Until we do that, we're in a hell of a predicament.


We're coming full circle now, back to the main thrust of your presidential address. It's reiteration, as you described it, just last week -- you suggested there a possible pharmacological approach. And what you've just said now, though, is much broader than that, isn't it?



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