Should Governments Place Restrictions on Scientific and Technological Development

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Should government place as few as possible restrictions on scientific research and development? I strongly agree with the conclusion that government should not restrict scientific research and development, and instead it should encourage innovation in science research. The opponents would argue that scientific progresses are not beneficial but seriously harmful to society and human. In my view, it's the dangerous utilization and application of scientific fruits that government should place restriction on rather than the scientific research and development itself. The government should not be biased and prejudiced to any scientific research and developments by unfairly assuming that it's meaningless and useless at all or even harmful to human and society. At first place, the progress and improvement of our society is on the basis of the scientific progress. They are milestones in the human history of development that the first and second industrial revolutions and information technological innovation. Secondly, scientific research is innovative activities consisting of free imaginations and logical reasons and proves. Citizens especially scientists in democratic society should be endued the rights of freedom in thinking and researching. At last, the scientific research is process to exploit unknown region and pursue truth that should not be restricted but encouraged even if its product may be deleterious to some extent. After all, if you don't have a try, then how dare you say it's harmful and should be limited. On the other hand, sage government should encourage and uphold the creative and innovative activities which would promote the progress and thrive of society. Admittedly, so many technologies and inventions have been created due to the support and incentive of government. For example, the first compute which was invented for calculating the moving orbit of missiles by University of Pennsylvania. The Internet from which worldwide people largely benefit is...
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