Like all great art, the movie evokes reactions in the viewer beyond what the filmmaker might have intended.
In its youth the flat-fish is symmetrical with one eye on each side. However, as the body matures, one eye “begins to glide slowly round the head.”
As one of our students last year said at the concluding banquet, the Summer Seminars represent “science as it should be, rather than science as it is.”
Consideration of Erasmus Darwin’s writings suggests that his unbelief could well have been father to the thought in the matter of his evolutionary speculations.
Subboor Ahmad points out correctly the work self-censorship does now, so that overt censorship doesn’t have to exert itself so much anymore.