“The category ‘mainstream science’ sounds plausibly neutral, capturing the sort of objective knowledge to which any well-educated adult should assent.”
This essay has argued that Lewis was prophetic as regards the advent of techniques powerful enough to bring about the effects he feared.
The vision of technologically enhanced posthumanity arises out of a synthesis of scientific culture’s most robust mythologies.
Here, Professor C. John Collins of Covenant Theological Seminary explains Lewis’s critique of scientific planning.
Learn about the relevance of C.S. Lewis’s dystopian novel for today in this video commemorating its 75th anniversary.