"Once upon a time, scientific advance was slapped upon the stall from which the customer did or did not pick it up; nobody, it was then understood, would be forced to avail himself of X-ray or penicillin, just as nobody will ever be forced to accept an organ transplant. The escalating danger, however, is that your choice and mine may be stripped from us by the mindless fervour of those whose own choice is already guaranteed: you don't want a pig's heart because it's yucky? Fine. Go ahead. Die. See if I care."

¬ Carol Sarler in Don't let science fall foul of the yuck factor

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