The world-building is fantastic, but the historical background to the novels is also instructive.
A few months ago, Oxford professor Roger Crisp opined that we might not want to stop a huge asteroid from hitting the Earth.
“Eugenics” was trending last week, and it was all thanks to one tweet.
The film tells how thousands of indigenous peoples were put on public display in America in what scholars today call “human zoos.”
There is a tendency to sanctify the medical profession, with the white coat serving as an icon of wisdom, compassion, and morality.