Some even counsel that ‘cloning,’ the process of making an actual copy of a human, may be attainable by way of genetic engineering. Technology is usually thought of too narrowly; according to Hughes, “Technology is a creative course of involving human ingenuity”. Some of probably the most poignant criticisms of technology are present in what are now considered to be dystopian literary classics corresponding to Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange, and George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. In Goethe’s Faust, Faust selling his soul to the satan in return for energy over the physical world can be usually interpreted as a metaphor for the adoption of commercial technology. In physics, the discovery of nuclear fission has led to both nuclear weapons and nuclear power. Computers have been invented and later miniaturized using transistors and built-in circuits.
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