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Comprehension Check Activity (30 points). The Medawar Lecture ‘Is Science Dangerous?’ Module 1 Section 1. Introduction to Science, Technology, and Society Name: Tyrone Matthew Villas Course/Section: AR / A53 Date Submitted: Nov 27, 2020 Instructions: After reading Lewis Wolpert’s The Medawar Lecture 1998 ‘Is Science Dangerous?’, reflect and answer the following questions. 1. Obligatory Question – What did Lewis Wolpert mean when he stated that ‘reliable scientific knowledge is value-free and has no moral or ethical value’ (p. 1254)? The author stated that reliable scientific knowledge is value free and has no moral and ethical value, it means that reliable scientific knowledge is straight to the point. It has no half-baked feelings like, compassion, empathy etc. The meaning of Wolpert’s statement is that a reliable scientific knowledge has strong evidence and does not contain any personal nature, it is all objective. 2 . Free-Choice Question (Choose one only. Encircle the letter of your choice before answering.) a.

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