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The wonderful new world of biology

DNA research, stem cell research and the development of modern medicine and biology have set their minds. But as always, it's better to know than to think.

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

Literary scholar and guitarist in the band Nøkken, Bjørn Vassnes, creates a weekly debate in Klassekampen with his pointedly embraced embraces of evolutionary biology. Feminists of various calibers in particular have been provoked. Vassnes' new book is based on the pattern of the argumentative and well-informed newspaper articles.

In dispute with Dagbladet's reviewer Espen Søbye, Vassnes has described his book as dissemination of modern science, but The renewable human being. Stem cells and the quest for eternal life appears more like a pamphlet. The book has neither a bibliography nor a register, and the text is a warm and somewhat vulgar defense of stem cell research on all fronts.

From a purely political point of view, it is easy to agree with Vassnes: All the fragile arguments based on religious ideas or Kantian ethics are both counterfactual. . .

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