And boy, I have my doubts, too, sometimes!
You raise a whole set of excellent points, thank you for the posting--to which I don't have time to reply in detail (maybe later, if the topic engages interest among others
Fortunately, scientists are not empowered to determine alone the application of the knowledge they uncover, nor are scientists absolved of the deep human moral responsibility we all of us should bear. I do have enormous faith in our Constitution and believe our system of government is the best ever devised to ensure (though the process is often fractious and imperfect) that power is not abused, and that the citizenry can exercise both power and restraint of power over their elected representatives.
mice with human brains
My view of the liberal agenda leads me to believe that we already have 'humans with mouse brains.'
" My view of the liberal agenda leads me to believe that we already have 'humans with mouse brains.'"
That's an insult to mice everywhere.