Biotechnology and the Human Good by C. Ben Mitchell PDF

By C. Ben Mitchell

ISBN-10: 1589011384

ISBN-13: 9781589011380

Some of humankind's maximum instruments were solid within the study laboratory. Who may well argue that scientific advances like antibiotics, blood transfusions, and pacemakers haven't greater the standard of people's lives? yet with each one new technological leap forward there comes an array of effects, right away estimated and unpredictable, worthy and dangerous.

Outcry over contemporary advancements within the reproductive and genetic sciences has printed deep fissures in society's belief of biotechnical growth. Many are involved that reckless technological improvement, pushed through consumerist impulses and grasping entrepreneurialism, has the capability to noticeably shift the human condition—and no longer for the better strong. Biotechnology and the Human Good builds a case for a stewardship deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian theism to responsibly interpret and check new applied sciences in a manner that solutions this problem.

The authors together realize people no longer as self sustaining beings yet as ones responsible to one another, to the area they dwell in, and to God. They argue that to query and critique how fields like cybernetics, nanotechnology, and genetics may impact our destiny isn't really anti-science, anti-industry, or anti-progress, yet particularly how to advertise human flourishing, logic, and solid stewardship.

A man made paintings drawing at the considered a doctor, ethicists, and a theologian, Biotechnology and the Human Good reminds us that even though expertise is a robust and infrequently awe-inspiring software, it's what lies within the center and soul of who wields this device that really makes the variation in our world.

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