With Nature Comes Nurture and With Nurture Comes Responsibility: Frankenstein, a Tale of Dangerous Innovation The level of technological advancement has increased exponentially over the past two hundred years. From Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs, innovators and engineers continue to exceed the level of mechanical developments from their time. However, these developments raise the concern of surpassing our humanity-- will we create something far more intelligent than the human race? The author Mary
sometimes for heroic deeds but often for a means to gain power. I have often speculated on the reason behind these violations of human dignity and killing, when every religion and social culture promotes good will and condemns evil. So what makes ‘good people’ turn the corner between good and evil? We often see evil as an outside force interrupting our lives! We consider evil an entity or quality that is inherent in some people, that turn people into monsters!
correlates most evidently with the stimulus is the social contract, in which we relinquish a proportion of our freedom and rights in order to assure our own safety and therefore the overall cohesive nature of society. This is clear from the way in which the monsters, likely representative of natural human nature, or at least a proportion of humanity, destroy the person’s property, who then enlists the help of a higher order, in this case the ‘president’ in order to protect him, correlating with the way
GP NOTES 2010 (ESSAY) Content Page 1. Media a. New vs. Traditional b. New: narcissistic? c. Government Censorship d. Profit-driven Media e. Advertising f. Private life of public figures g. Celebrity as a role model h. Blame media for our problems i. Power + Responsibility of Media j. Media ethics k. New Media and Democracy 2. Science/Tech a. Science and Ethics b. Government and scientist role in science c. Rely too much on technology? d. Nuclear technology