The mad-scientist tale has remained more or less fixed since the beginning of sound cinema: From Dr. Frankenstein's claim to "know what it feels like to be God," to Jurassic Park's criticism of "scientists [who] were so preoccupied with whether they could that they didn't stop to think if they should,” these are stories about scientific innovators who are essentially good men—or were until they got so carried away with their own powers of creation. The main narrative of Pedro... More >>>