It all has happened before, and it all will happen again…

So said the Gods in a warning to the Colonies of Man…

The Scrolls of Pythia may well be fictitious, but one thing about Ron Moore’s reimagined Battlestar series is that it provides a very real-to-this-world commentary on some of the ethical considerations we as a species must make before we get too far down this road:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science_and_environment/10132762.stm

Artificially created life is no longer the province of Science Fiction.   Artificially created life-forms (natural in so far as they exist within the laws of nature, unnatural in that the particular type of organism in question never existed in the wild… the adam and eve of its race were created in a petri-dish)

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