This might sound like dystopian fiction but, as both Michael and Mery pointed out, in Iceland this is already a reality for people with Down’s Syndrome. Icelandic doctors are required by law to tell pregnant women that there is a screening test available which can indicate (among other things) the presence of Down’s Syndrome in their fetus. According to CBS, nearly all the women whose tests indicate Down’s Syndrome, terminate the pregnancy.
There is the bodily self, which is the experience of being a body and of having a particular body. There is the perspectival self, which is the experience of perceiving the world from a particular first-person point of view. The volitional self involves experiences of intention and of agency — of urges to do this or that, and of being the causes of things that happen. At higher levels, we encounter narrative and social selves.