George Schifini

George Schifini

George Schifini is a graduate of CUNY. He has also been published in Areo. You can find him on Twitter at @gschifini

How Prophetic Was Gattaca?

How Prophetic Was Gattaca?

Dystopian science fiction films often have the veneer of plausibility. For example, the premise of an overpopulated world (Soylent Green), or a deep freeze earth (The Day After Tomorrow), or an infertility epidemic (Children of Men), generate voyeuristic horror but rarely possess the credibility to elicit anxiety of a real

George Schifini
George Schifini
Bioethics
"Heroic Guerrilla"—From Revolutionary Militant to Saint

"Heroic Guerrilla"—From Revolutionary Militant to Saint

The author’s father in Guatemala (1950)In 1954, my father was working for the Guatemalan Ministry of Agriculture as a veterinarian in charge of the artificial insemination of cattle. He was asked if he would like to meet a fellow Argentine—another recent graduate from the University of Buenos

George Schifini
George Schifini
History