Saturday, December 25, 2004

'When Backward Is Forward' (Christianity Today Magazine)

'Christmas may be the best argument against genetic enhancement' according to Andy Crouch of Christianity Today Magazine. Bringing together the latest reality TV show in America, which placed five Amish youth in a Beverley Hills mansion with five city kids, and the latest gene technology which may provide the opportunity to enhance humanity, he asks whether we want the fully human life modelled by Christ or 'technology's alluring facsimile'. When, as Crouch reports, there are already parents who want to hormone boost their kids who are a bit shorter than "normal" it is time to ask ourselves just where genetic technology is taking us. You can read Crouch's full article here:When Backward Is Forward.

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