Carol-Re: Biotechnology-illness, aging, and death
- Hello carol and all,
Excellent point, carol, in what you write below. To see it as you put
it takes great breadth and courage. Thank you!
--- In anthroposophy@y..., Carol <softabyss@y...> wrote:
> Elaine wrote:
> > But if our science, with our support, creates what some see
> > as
> > *inevitable*--namely, the elimination of certain
> > appearances of
> > illness and the prolongation of life and the possibility to
> > go for
> > several days or more without sleep, will we not be creating
> > a race of
> > monsters, creatures so void of spirit, so lost in
> > materialism, so
> > removed from access to higher members (etheric, astral,
> > ego, not to
> > mention the other three higher aspects...)?
> and even IF science could eliminate disease and death,
> wouldn't this new capacity be the newest, perhaps deepest,
> disease/oppertunity we will have to become human? Not to say
> we shouldn't muster all our courage and knowledge to
> counterbalence this one-sided tendency of modern science-
> just to say that no matter what 'mistakes' we make as
> becoming-humans, they can only go to serve us in our
> becoming, i think...
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