Competing imaginaries of science and social order in responsible (research and) innovation
Stevienna de Saille and Paul Martin
Frankenstein story, whose rejection
sets the creature on its rampage, so that the cultural resonance of the
monstrous regiment is always anti-progress and anti-science.
These two inherently irreconcilable scripts, that of technology as
simultaneously the saviour of humanity and a kind of monster factory,
2 As depicted in a new generation of films such as 28 Days Later (20th Century Fox,
2002) and WorldWarZ (Paramount Pictures, 2013).
Science and the politics of openness
and the public as simultaneously the eager beneficiary and the irrational