Is personal liberty more important than the technological advancement of the human race?
Take the example of a social hive-mind. In the future, if we were to upload our minds to computers, we would be able to connect consciousness.
[PRO] This would allow for a perfect flow of information, thoughts, experiences and opinions between all individuals. We would have a clear-cut morality, and we would advance at unprecedented rates.
[CON] As a result, all privacy and sense of 'self' is stripped from individuals in society.