The movie Gattaca (1997), by writer-director Andrew Niccol, stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. Gattaca is set in a eugenicist world of the "not too distant future" in which the genetically perfect "Valids" lord it over "Invalids".
Ethan Hawke stars Vincent Freeman, a young man determined to break out of his imperfect genetic destiny as an "in-valid" by taking on the guises of one of the genetic elite. "But there is no gene for the human spirit...." [etc]
In Brave New World, John the Savage, "I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness, I want sin." Huxley believed that since man was composed of body and soul, flesh and spirit, his life should reflect this dichotomy. Modern man's values often
It is commonly assumed that the new biotechnology will glorify the body and deny the spirit, but science can deliver spirual states inaccesible to us
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The Good Drug Guide
The Hedonistic Imperative
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley