The Public Interest

What’s at stake in biotech?

William A. Galston

Fall 2002

WHILE the fall of the Berlin wall and collapse of the Soviet Union have relegated George Orwell’s 1984 to history’s dustbin, the other great dystopian tract of the twentieth century, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, is more timely than ever. The genetic revolution of the past several decades has apparently given us the ability to transform the human species itself.

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