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rob05c  ·  2085 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Do we need an ethics of self-organizing tissue?

    Roald Dahl, better known for his children's stories, told of an overbearing professor who lives on after death as a brain in a dish. The professor continues even in this diminished form to wish to control his long-suffering wife, until it dawns on her that he has lost the means for domination.

It's a good story. Reminds me of Flatland – a political premise woven into a scientific one.