Huge cultural gap between different world views eg Taliban view or view in America of things like technology and science. Popular views of science, ethics and morality. The Yuk Factor in reactions to science by general public. How emotions affect decisions about scientific research. Influence of religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism on attitudes to scientific research – eg use of embryonic stem cells, human cloning for research, transgenic animals, genetically modified food. Keynote conference speaker Patrick Dixon at Stein Am Rhein Leadership Summit – questions and answers facilitated by Professor Prabhu Guptara.