The Shellfish Gene

“Rather than entwining our genetic code with animals just to grow ourselves new organs, we could harvest their unique talents and personalities and become a whole new entity entirely. Rather than going on nature walks to relax, we could spend them scouring the animal kingdom for new and desirable abilities and traits. It’s time to stop obsessing over our images or our feelings and think of what else we could be…”

– This text appears in Spike #58. You can buy it in our online shop –