Quotation by Linda Bullard

Like nuclear power, genetic engineering is not a neutral technology. It is by its very nature too powerful for our present state of social and scientific development, no matter whose hands are controlling it. Just as we would say, especially after Chernobyl, that a nuclear power plant is just as dangerous in a socialist nation as it is in a capitalist one, so I would say the same thing for genetic engineering. It is inherently Eugenic in that it always requires someone to decide what is a good and a bad gene.
Linda Bullard. "Killing Us Softly: Toward a Feminist Analysis of Genetic Engineering," Made to Order, Pergamon Press (1987).
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