Science is neither good nor evil, but in how your use it is what is evil or good. The authors of Br. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Picture of Dorian Gray, Frankenstein show how mankind is evil. The works show how abusing the law of nature and society lead to the destruction of mankind. Science is a toll and its works are based on the tool's master.
The chouses of mankind is determined by the person reflects the person. Dr. Jekyll was a great scientist; he wanted to separate evil and good. He did so but created a monster. "Separate myself in two then my evil side could enjoy itself without guilt and my good side could be free of the temptations." Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Dr. Jekyll disrupted the natural balance witch abused the laws of science. Humans have a need to discover as long as it doesn't disrupt nature.
We push for thing for are own need. Br. Frankenstein looked for fame and would do anything for it. He did this by creating life form death. He couldn't keep care of his creations, so it became a monster. "Victor that's not only insane it's immoral. It's unnatural. You're tampering with God's work" Frankenstein. Victor only wanted to be known by making an immoral destructive creature. People will do anything for their own selfish needs.
Beauty lies with one another. Dorian Gray thought differently. He was only concerned of his outer beauty, so he sold his soul to make a painting get older not him. "Then he wished instead that the picture might grow old while he remained forever young." The Picture of Dorian Gray. At the end Dorian did care about his inner beauty or the natural setting of life. He final couldn't stand his corrupt soul and destroyed the picture with killed him.
Abusing technology will lead to death of you and your loved ones. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein, and The picture of Dorian Gray showed how man's mind can distort science and destroy life's. Science will always be here but to have progress in it, we must...
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