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A Case for Constraints

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Science  14 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5648, pp. 1155-1156
DOI: 10.1126/science.1089563

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Enough Staying Human in an Engineered Age. by Bill McKibben. Times Books (Henry Holt), New York, 2003. 284 pp. $25, C$36.95. ISBN 0-8050-7096-6.

McKibben argues that powerful new technologies such as human cloning, gene therapy, robotics, and nanotechnology present major threats to human integrity and the meaning of life.