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1. General Term: Rifkin, Jeremy
Rifkin, Jeremy Jeremy Rifkin, President of the Foundation on Economic Trends. Author of Algeny (New York: Viking, 1983) Related Topics: Ethics Contributed by: CTNS Search for
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2. Divine Action Topic: Peters, Ted. “Playing God with Our Evolutionary Fu...
to humans. Here Peters cites Jeremy Rifkin , who appeals to naturalism or vitalism in defense of leaving nature alone. Still neither Christian theologians nor molecular biologists are likely to agree with Rifkin - though for different reasons.
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3. Genetics Topic: Patenting Genes – Some Perspectives
the point of view of Jeremy Rifkin, famed for his outspoken resistance to progress in biological research and medical technology. In his book, Algeny , Rifkin describes his own mission as a “resacralization of nature.” The
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4. Genetics Topic: Are We Asking Our Scientists to Play God?
to us, that drives Jeremy Rifkin to attack the kind of genetic research that will lead to algeny ; that is, to “the upgrading of existing organisms and the design of wholly new ones with the intent of ‘perfecting’ their
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5. Interview: Francis Collins
to the situation in which Jeremy Rifkin organized a group of church leaders to sign a partition effectively saying that gene patenting was a sin against God? DR. COLLINS: The statement by the churches coordinated by DR. Rifkin in May of 1995
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6. General Term: Algeny
Algeny Algeny is from Jeremy Rifkin 's book of the same name. He defines it as "the upgrading of existing organisms and the design of wholly new ones with the intent of 'perfecting' their performance." Related Topics:
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7. Resources: Algeny
Algeny Jeremy Rifkin - New York: Viking, 1983 Full Resource Index Next > To return to the previous topic, click on your browser's 'Back' button.
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