A Journey of Self Discovery #10: Respect for the Living - Redefining Life

by Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa

This talk by Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda centers around the landmark 1979 Supreme Court case where the court issued a legal ruling on the very definition of life. The lawsuit originated because General Electric wanted to patent a new strain of oil-eating bacteria. This case had far reaching ramifications in furthering the materialistic world-view that humans are merely chemical machines.