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" But even within this master generation (itself an infinitesimal minority of the species) the power will be exercised by a minority smaller still. Man's conquest of Nature, if the dreams of some scientific planners are realized, means the rule of a few... "
The Abolition of Man - Page 57
by C. S. Lewis - 2009 - 128 pages
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Genetic Engineering, Evolution of a Technological Issue, Supplemental Report ...

United States. Congress. House. Science and Astronautics Committee - 1974 - 215 pages
...might give some of us some advantage over others. We are all familiar with CS Lewis' observation that each new power won by man is a power over man as well. Certainly, genetic design would be such a power ; even though its medical aim were only to gain control...
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Human Genetic Engineering: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight - 1983 - 568 pages
...mind the concerns raised about the distribution of power and control associated with gene splicing: "Each new power won by man is a power over man as well. "22 of equal or greater concern was the view, expressed by some scientists, that even the scientists...
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From Christ to the World: Introductory Readings in Christian Ethics

Wayne G. Boulton, Thomas D. Kennedy, Allen Verhey - 1994 - 542 pages
...men over billions upon billions of men. There neither is nor can be any simple increase of power in man's side. Each new power won by man is a power over...Each advance leaves him weaker as well as stronger. 1n every victory, besides being the general who triumphs, he is also the prisoner who follows the triumphal...
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Joyful Christian

C.S. Lewis - 1996 - 256 pages
...dominates all subsequent ages most irresistibly, and thus is the real master of the human species. But even within this master generation (itself an infinitesimal...him weaker as well as stronger. In every victory, beside being the general who triumphs, he is also the prisoner who follows the triumphal car. Human...
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Childbirth: Reproductive science, genetics, and birth control

Philip K. Wilson - 1996 - 400 pages
...of men over billions upon billions of men. There neither is nor can there be any simple increase in power on man's side. Each new power won by man is a power over man as well. PÓease observe that I am not yet speaking about the problem of the misuse and abuse of power. My point...
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Human Rights and Biomedicine

George P. Smith - 2000 - 229 pages
...here with the Age of The New Biology.'86 In the final analysis, then, it is well to recognize that, "Each new power won by man is a power over man as well."187 ENDNOTES 1 . Watson & Crick, Genetic Implications of the Structure of Deoxyribonudeic Acid,...
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False Dawn: The United Religions Initiative, Globalism, and the Quest for a ...

Lee Penn - 2004 - 490 pages
...Epistles, Foundation for Conscious Evolution, San Rafael, California, 1993 (privately published), p7. There neither is nor can be any simple increase of...new power won by man is a power over man as well. 1 CS LEWIS, THE ABOLITION OF MAN Humanity is poised to make inexorable progress toward creating a world...
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Moral Soundings: Readings on the Crisis of Values in Contemporary Life

Dwight Furrow - 2004 - 301 pages
...dreams of some scientific planners are realized, means the rule of a few hundreds of men over billon upon billions of men. There neither is nor can be...increase of power on Man's side. Each new power won hy man is a power over man as well. Each advance leaves him weaker as well as stronger. In every victory,...
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Tyranny Through Public Education

William F. Jr Cox - 2004 - 556 pages
...up in surrender was really the opening of arras to enfold us forever, (p. 80) In the final analysis "Each new power won by man is a power over man as well... Man's final conquest has proved to be the abolition of man" (pp. 71, 77). Faith Basis of Education...
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The Christian Religion and Biotechnology: A Search for Principled Decision ...

George P. Smith - 2005 - 251 pages
...here with the Age of The New Biology.405 1n the final analysis, then, it is well to recognize that, "Each new power won by man is a power over man as well,"406 and that within every risk taken is an opportunity for untold success. 1. Compton, Science,...
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