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Motley Coat: A Blog of the Mason Institute


Superheroes and supervillains are human approximations possessed of abilities or capacities beyond those considered species-typical. While these beings may acquire their powers in a variety of ways, those empowered by genetic and/or techno-scientific means are of particular interest. The processes by which they gain their capabilities frequently approximate those which scientists are currently seeking to intervene in our physiology, or the way futurists are anticipating that our physiologies will be modified.