by Kurt Vonnegut
Cat's Cradle Chapter 11 Summary
- Sandra mentions that Dr. Hoenikker was supposed to have been their commencement speaker but never showed.
- Instead, they got Dr. Breed, who said something about them all becoming scientists instead of superstitious people. Through science, Dr. Breed hoped humankind would discover the secret of life.
- But the bartender mentions a story he read where scientists already discovered the secret of life. It had something to do with proteins.