• How has the human race changed over the centuries? What are the differences between people today and people 5000 years ago?
  • Are children today different from their parents? How?
  • What is evolution? How would you explain it to someone who has never heard about it before?



  • How long into the story of our creation did humans appear?
  • Briefly explain the view of human development he calls , “That’s all She Wrote...”
  • Enriquez says that at one point, the entire human population was reduced to just 2000 people. How does that make you feel?
  • What does Enriquez mean when he says there have been “29 upgrades” to the human species?
  • What major discovery is mankind about to make? What will be the consequences of this?
  • What are the dangers of studying genetics like this?
  • What is the “Ace Gene?” What special thing do people with the Ace Gene share?
  • What about the 577r?
  • What could this mean for the future?
  • Enriquez says we may be able to download our memories at some point in the future. What does that mean? How would it change human life?
  • How much has autism increased since 2000? What does Enriquez believe that may mean?
  • “We’re trying to take in as much data in a day as people used to take in in a lifetime.” What does this mean?


  • Is the sequencing of human genome too dangerous? As a group, think of all the benefits and dangers of human beings fully understanding their own genetic structure.
  • If it were possible for you to grow a new body and download your memories to it, would you do it? Would it still be you?
  • Could humans be evolving in real time?
  • How do you think your great grandchildren might be different from you?

Final Thoughts

This presentation talks about the moral and ethical consequences of science and technology.

  • Do you think there is a role for religion in this debate?
  • Why or why not?