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Man and Science

“Science is one thing, wisdom is another.  Science is an edged tool with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.”–Sir Arthur Eddington

The Associated Press ran a story today headlined in our paper, “Britain Approves Gene-Editing Work on Human Embryos.”  The lead paragraph:  “In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path towards ‘designer babies,’ Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.” Continue reading