chapter
4 Pages

DISTRESS FELT

The tensions experienced by biotechnologists at a personal level were articulated and displayed through their angry sense of hopelessness at the way in which they were treated by ‘their fellow Norwegians’ (or by ‘these four million nutters’ as one informant characterised them). However, their position as excluded and ostracised was brought home to me by the sight of one speaker wiping tears from his eyes in response to an ‘artistic interlude’.