Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities.
I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them.
Many people recognize that technology often comes with unintended and undesirable side effects.
One should proceed with caution. We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
Biology, meaning the science of all life, is a late notion.
In the case of abortion, one pits the life of the fetus against the interests of the pregnant woman.
Is it possible to covet a much longer life for one's self and be as devoted to the well-being of the next generation? It's a long argument.
Once you put human life in human hands, you have started on a slippery slope that knows no boundaries.
Our only responsibility is to live our own life and take care of our own children.
The technical is not just the machinery. The technical is a disposition to life.
Limits have to be set on how far one can simply use the... cleverness that we have to make changes.
It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters.
Sexuality itself means mortality - equally for both man and woman.
If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness.