Monsters Manufactured

Dr. Moreau demonstrates the plasticity of the organic form. (Read the full article)

"About scientific ethics - in my experience, the cold-hearted, impersonal approach is just a defense mechanism. For instance, my college anatomy class was hard for me because we had to disect cats. The guy at the next table kept making 'meow' sounds, and I finally told him, "Don't do that! I love cats and the only way I can get through this is to forget that these were once living, breathing creatures, and think of them as inanimate objects!" He stopped making the sounds. Looking back, I wonder if it was some sort of defense mechanism for him. "
( 8/31/2005 11:30:53 PM )
"A reference to Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' (1828?) would not go amiss here, methinks."
( 3/17/2006 3:09:39 AM )

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