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November 6th, 2009

7 questions sur les Nanotechnologies

Abstract:
4. Sous prétexte de risque nanotechnologique, doit-on arrêter les recherches ?
S'opposer au fait qu'une connaissance nouvelle puisse produire des applications est illusoire. Bloquer ce processus serait forcément autoritaire mais de toute manière transitoire ou de perte de temps. La science et la technologie ont toujours susciter la volonté chez certains d'arrêter le progrès, par exemple quand les transports sont devenus plus rapides. Ou quand internet a affranchi les distances. La connaissance ne se bloque pas sauf dans les régimes dictatoriaux ou intégristes. La question est plutôt : comment maîtriser l'insertion des technologies dont le propre est de produire aussi bien des dommages que des bienfaits.

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