The brain scan that can read people’s intentions

Obviously I’m delving into Johnny B’s territory here, but I couldn’t resist. Do any of you guys think that there is a slippery slope here just waiting for us to slide down without a snowboard?

Minority Report ended like all Stephen Spielberg movies…happily, and at the last minute, with everyone learning their lessons, no worse for wear.

But it typically doesn’t work that way in the real world. What are the ethical implications of being able to read people’s intentions?

Guardian Unlimited

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