"Many people recognize that technology often comes with unintended and undesirable side effects."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Leon Kass on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Leon Kass on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Leon Kass on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Leon Kass on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Leon Kass on John F. Kennedy
"It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters."
"There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies."
"If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness."
"I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them."
"Biology, meaning the science of all life, is a late notion."
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