The Era of Evolutionary Governance

by Walter Truett Anderson

Introduction

The theme of evolutionary governance is arising often in the public discourse now- usually either in regard to some aspect of biotechnology, or in connection with our modifications of ecosystems through climate change and other interventions. It is a favorite subject of science fiction writers who weave marvelous tales about future worlds and beings shaped by human artifice, and it frames the controversy between those who welcome such power as somehow a part of human destiny and those who see it as unnatural, dangerous and even sacrilegious.(continue…)

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