Man’s quest to play God seems to have become irrepressible. What better way of sublimating this instinct, then, than to harness breathtaking scientific breakthroughs to create life itself in the laboratory.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.