Here is Goya’s painting of Saturn devouring his own son.
How well regulated is China’s embryonic stem-cell industry? How transparent is it to the rest of the world, to ensure that the fetuses – or unborn children – who are victims of forced abortions (some would call it infanticide) or otherwise deliberately “harvested” fetuses are not involved? What roles , if any, do Western public relations agents and their clients play in spinning the necessary propaganda to maintain business as usual (a “harmonious society”) during this Olympic year, regardless of whether there is any reliable transparency regarding the sources of Chinese stem cells?
Watch this space in coming weeks.