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Planet of the Apes

He said its message was a kind of warning about where the hubris of unfettered science, devoid of ethics, might lead. With so much concern at the present time about the activities of cowboy scientists in the fields of cloning and bio-engineering generally, that is a cautionary message which needs to be broadcast again.

John Benton

Too much monkey business

PLANET OF THE APES Cert 12. Director Tim Burton

A friend who is more of a science-fiction buff than I am told me about the original film of Planet of the Apes. With the usual evolutionary framework in mind, the scenario was that experimentation on monkeys produces a species which brings human beings into subjection.