Friday, February 09, 2007

Mr. Orwell, you may be Correct

This article brings to mind ideas eerily similar to the Thought Police in George Orwell's epic dystopian novel, 1984. Per the article:

A team of world-leading neuroscientists has developed a powerful technique that allows them to look deep inside a person's brain and read their intentions before they act.

The research breaks controversial new ground in scientists' ability to probe people's minds and eavesdrop on their thoughts, and raises serious ethical issues over how brain-reading technology may be used in the future.

Read the full article, here.