Science empowers us by stripping away our delusions of power

In my latest column for NEO.LIFE, I explore how science forces us to confront generations of human hubris by revealing the awe-inspiring size and complexity of the universe we are lucky enough to inhabit:

https://neo.life/2018/12/the-real-way-science-empowers-us/

Complement with Daniel Suarez on the power and consequences of CRISPR, how to make sense of the future, and how science fiction can improve our ability to challenge assumptions.

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