The various applications of (medical) biotechnology create the impression that, more than ever, we can make life perfect. And yet; The health of all life on earth - whether human, animal or the environment - is under pressure in multiple ways. We have little control over climate change and biodiversity is declining dramatically. Despite all the opportunities for personalisation in healthcare, the human side of healthcare, particularly for older people, cannot bereplaced by smart technology Meanwhile, no agreement has been reached in the public and political debate on policy for agriculture and livestock farming. How can we conduct the conversation we urgently need to have about making perfect lives and the limits of this idea?
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