Going Too Far Into The Unknown

1408 Words Jan 4th, 2016 6 Pages
Shakuan Davis
Susan Sibbach
English IV
11 December, 2015
Going Too Far Into the Unknown
The story of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley displays a warning to mankind to not go too far into the unknown without caution. The tale of Victor Frankenstein’s life clearly depicts a tale of turmoil. Throughout the book it reflects on the result of an idea, desire, result of that desire and ultimately the consequence. The book easily correlates with the desire of mankind wanting to advance further in the unknown. As the practice of science grows it shall lead into more discoveries of the unknown and the information gained to evolve the practice should always remain utilized in moderation. Victor’s tale ends with the scientist losing everyone he loved due to going into the unknown in a reckless way, exemplifying the caution that needs to subsist into the subject.
The idea of man attempting to try things never done before has remained a trait ever since the emotion of curiosity. Ideas like cloning have the possibility of becoming a bad idea if not handled. In the perspective of human cloning, it could result in cloned humans to attain genetic superiority to the ones that made them. In the possibility of the worst case scenario “human cloning used on a very widespread basis would have disastrous effect on the human gene pool by reducing genetic diversity and our capacity to adapt to new conditions. Like many cloned plants, human may face extinction if evolution is not allowed to follow its…

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