Don't Get Scared. Jurassic Park Is Just A Movie

Your commentary "Who's afraid of Jurassic Park? Biotech ought to be" (Top of the News, June 7) serves only as fodder for fringe-group ramblings. The public is too intelligent to confuse Hollywood's screen creations with what's going on in corporate laboratories. It seems to me that the general public would be more inclined to believe the recent life-enhancing and life-saving applications of gene therapy than the fictionalized bringing to life of a raptor or Tyrannosaurus rex. Stirring up controversy where there is none--especially about a movie--will only bring about a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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