I, Pencil, simple though I appear to be, merit your wonder and awe, a claim I shall attempt to prove. If you can become aware of the miraculousness which I symbolize, you can help save the freedom mankind is so unhappily losing.
Science raises many important issues for society—yet none are more important than those being created by genetic engineering.
We can anticipate that recombinant DNA technology will present problems that are as pervasive and disquieting as those that have sprung from nuclear fission.
Without doubt Americans regard themselves as a free people. But how well does their society fit the prescription of freedom?
We can confound the prophets of doom by opening the vast and rich High Frontier of space for industrialization.
It is within the territory of refined emotions where the final battle of a regenerated, healthy, and moral society will take place.
Fellowships for promising humanists, artists, sculptors, novelists, poets, dancers, or musicians may be the money that is best-spent by the Endowments.
For all the recorded history of human beings on this earth, various degrees of tyranny have been the natural state of affairs for most people.
Through much of its history America has been assumed to be a religious nation, and indeed a good deal of the time a Christian nation.
Yet as a practical matter we cannot completely compartmentalize religion, politics and economics, and certainly the Founding Fathers did not do so.