Observe the now familiar evolution — guided by the media and “bioethicists” — of public sentiment, from outrage to apathy.
Beside his prophetic warning about the “military-industrial complex,” President Eisenhower was concerned about the scientific-governmental complex.
To adapt a story that Wesley tells, the motto of the phenomenon is: “Listen to the animals.”
Plants respond to light, but they do not “see.”
When establishment pillars like these finally get fed up and speak out against the weaponizing of science rhetoric, that’s a welcome and very healthy sign.