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To: massadvj
It may be that the only thing standing between civilization as we know it and a society made up of genetically perfected clones created by scientists is myth and superstition. And so I am conflicted. I'd like to think that the positive side of human nature will prevail when it comes to the application of science, but I have my doubts

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.'

100 posted on 09/19/2005 9:19:00 AM PDT by SeaLion ("Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man" -- Thomas Paine)
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To: SeaLion

" 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.


101 posted on 09/19/2005 9:21:31 AM PDT by CarolinaGuitarman ("There is a grandeur in this view of life...")
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