Scientists are always trying to better mankind. The words constantly heard these days are genetic testing, cloning, DNA and genetic engineering. Since this was first published in 1959, different methods were being explored to improve humans. The book is entitled “Flowers for Algernon”, it is an exciting science fiction novel written by Daniel Keyes. This novel deals with surgical and chemical means to try to increase a retarded man's IQ so that he is no longer
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regard it as an excellent book to read because it makes the reader think of how a mentally retarded person feels, and maybe will show us a new respect for them. This book has made me realize just how much more determination a mentally retarded person could possibly have, and makes me realize just how lucky I am
I really hope people that read this story will develop a sense of respect for the retarded.