There Are Some Things Man Is Not Meant to Know?

Was this a tagline from the original FRANKENSTEIN movie?  Or did it just come into more general use later?  Does it still conjure up the mental image of the mad scientist, hair askew, clutching a test tube with something . . . colorful . . . bubbling out of it?  Those were the days, while today indexwe may think more in terms of computer malware, sneaking invisibly to do its damage.  But are there not still things that even hands-on, laboratory scientists are NOT MEANT TO FIND OUT?

The answer is “yes” according to Paul Ratner in “5 Topics That Are ‘Forbidden’ to Science,” via BIGTHINK.COM.  Or at least kind of sort of.  And within, perhaps, some ideas for science fiction?

For more, click here.  (Or, for a completely different take see TVTROPES.COM, “These Are Things Man Was Not Meant to Know,” by pressing here.)

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