It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics atomic structure or biological inheritance.
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause as for instance the black man's right to his body or woman's right to her soul.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
If I had been elected president in 1948 history would be vastly different. I...