“Science is a wonderful thing, but human zoos, scientific racism, and eugenics were shocking betrayals of science.”
Cruelty and injustice can seem an abstraction, committed against faceless people.
Shermer tries to rewrite history by insisting that science is built on atheistic assumptions.
The film tells how thousands of indigenous peoples were put on public display in America in what scholars today call “human zoos.”
CRISPR is the most powerful technology invented since the splitting of the atom.