Humanists Do Not Fear Technology

As humanists who value human creativity and human reason and who have seen the benefits of science and technology, we are decidedly willing to take part in the new scientific and technological developments around us. We are encouraged rather than fearful about biotechnology, alternative energy, and information technology, and we recognize that attempts to reject these developments or to prevent their wide application will not stop them. Such efforts will merely place them in the hands of other persons or nations for their exploitation, lo exercise our moral influence on the new technologies, to have our voice heard, we must take part in these revolutions as they occur.


They are cautiously optimistic about scientific progress.

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 Humanism as the Next Step
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Morain , Lloyd and Mary (2012-01-01), Humanism as the Next Step, Humanist Press, Retrieved on 2013-01-09
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    09 JAN 2013

     Be Optimistic

    Science is making the world better. Keep your chin up and look forward to the exiting adventures it's bringing you.
    Folksonomies: enlightenment optimism
    Folksonomies: enlightenment optimism