designer babies

Could governments mandate that we quit reproducing sexually for the sake of public health? It sounds outlandish, but there are prominent thinkers making that case. Their argument is superficially plausible but ultimately absurd, both for scientific and ethical reasons.
Could a genetic engineer create a genome for the next Tom Brady in vitro? No, because there is no "QB intelligence" gene or "athletic anticipation" gene that a biologist could edit into an embryo, like there is for eye color.