Re: Stem Cell Debate --Banned in the USA

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Wed Aug 01 2001 - 21:08:31 MDT

At 08:58 AM 8/2/01 +1000, Russell Blackford wrote:

>It seems the world's greatest liberal democracy is intent on turning into a
>theocracy. There goes the global neighbourhood.

To me, the astonishing thing is how accurately Robert Heinlein forecast
this 40 years ago (more, in fact, although I really don't see a Prophet
arising in the USA). Now *there's* prognostication for ya! Based,
obviously, on a shrewd grasp of his nation's very persistent Zeitgeist,
with all its mixed and paradoxical components.

Damien Broderick

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