Wednesday, May 18, 2005


The debate over biotechnology is couched in terms of what "we as a society should do or allow." Faugh! This field should be marked by an absence of coercion or prohibition. That we are on the threshold of being able to fundamentally modify the human animal is evident. It's equally evident that allowing folks like Leon Kass to drive policy embraces a Dark Ages approach that denies reality, impermissibly compromises liberty and betrays the promise of humanity.