How do we allow scientific innovation without ruining the world?

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Re: How do we allow scientific innovation without ruining the world?

Post by JR Mercier » 01 Jun 2018, 04:35

It's not black and white and it's different in every field. There are pros and cons to everything.

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Post by prospero360 » 01 Jun 2018, 17:55

There are advantages and disadvantages to everything but scientific innovations will always be weaponized and is a threat to the world. Which is sad :(

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Post by prospero360 » 01 Jun 2018, 17:59

There are advantages and disadvantages to everything, but I think scientific innovation is a threat to the world because it will always be weaponized, which is sad. The only way to stop it from ruining the world is to; firstly, stop all weapon development in every country and I don't think its possible. So....

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Post by teacherjh » 06 Jun 2018, 00:41

This is something I felt was not completely addressed in the book. I was saddened that the older couple spent so much time on the computers once they bought them. Yes, a whole new world was open to them, but they lost out on all the long walks and talks and quiet time they had before.

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Post by TashaCrispin » 06 Jun 2018, 06:01

This discussion of the effects of technology has always constituted a giant pool of opinions that cannot be termed as right or wrong. Technology has its pros and cons. It's just that we can't sit and hope that there won't be people who will misuse inventions to do bad. We cannot also depend solely on regulating crime with the law. I think consistently going back to the roots of humanity is what can regulate the bad in our society. Awareness of how our actions affect fellow humans.

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