With yesterday’s blog post—our 30th dangerous idea—on taxing fat people (to incentivize the obese to lose weight and save the public-health system money), Big Think officially ends The Month of Thinking Dangerously. The purpose of the month was to stimulate discussion about 30 radical ideas that deserved discussion even if just to reject them. (Even though August is over, we’ll continue to periodically serve up dangerous ideas in this blog). Now we want to know what you think. Vote the following 10 ideas up or down, depending on whether you think they should be implemented.
Embedded in a cell phone or in accessories such as rings, bracelets or watches, the novel tools aim to make it easier to manage hypertension. But they must still pass several tests before hitting the clinic.