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Consumer's guide to a brave new world

Author: Wesley J Smith
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Encounter Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In addition to explaining the science of stem cells this highly readable and carefully researched book reports on the gargantuan "Big Biotech" industry and its supporters in the universities and in the science and bioethics establishments. Smith reveals how this lobby works and how the ideology of "scientism," mixed with the lure of riches, threatens to impose on society a "new eugenics" that would dismantle  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley J Smith
ISBN: 1893554996 9781893554993
OCLC Number: 56198861
Description: xv, 219 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Biotech new world --
The great stem cell debate of 2001 --
Reproduction as replication --
The foot in the door to Brave new world --
Political science --
Will humans remain human? --
Food for thought.
Responsibility: Wesley J. Smith.

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"In addition to explaining the science of stem cells this highly readable and carefully researched book reports on the gargantuan "Big Biotech" industry and its supporters in the universities and in the science and bioethics establishments. Smith reveals how this lobby works and how the ideology of "scientism," mixed with the lure of riches, threatens to impose on society a "new eugenics" that would dismantle ethical norms and compromise the uniqueness and importance of all human life."--Jacket.

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