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What Came First, The Chicken or the Egg?

It has often been questioned, what came first, the chicken or the egg? How did life originate? What caused the big bang? How does evolution come in to play? All of these are questions that science has attempted to answer for years. And after reading chapter 14 of Darwin’s The Origin of the Species, I […] Continue reading

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How Far?

After reading Brave New World, a few questions come to mind as to how much of Huxley’s dystopian novel is a commentary of the social structure of our society. In the realm of Brave New World,  where natural reproduction has been done away with and children are created, “decanted”, and raised in “hatcheries and conditioning […] Continue reading

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Year 2045, Dawn of the Designer Babies

After watching the PBS Special, “Breaking the Code,” I was extremely intrigued by the idea of a disease free world and how it could be achieved, the dilemmas it would create, and the world it would create. Here is a story of the future…. The most controversial aspect of living in year 2045 is being […] Continue reading

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