Human Enhancements And Their Impact On Society Essay

1020 Words Mar 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Human Enhancements and Their Impact on Society This year in my AP Language and Composition class, we had to choose a book to read that was about a social issue. My book, Ritalin Nation by Richard DeGrandpre is about how millennials are being put on Ritalin to enhance and improve their behavior. This topic has become more common over the years because people have been trying to enhance their own bodies to feel better about themselves. It is necessary to convince doctors, parents, children and women to not fall under the pressure of society to enhance their exterior features. In a recent study, that was about plastic surgery it says that “86% are most likely to pursue help to change a body part” (www.nydailynews.com). This issue is important because plastic surgery is becoming more popular in our millennial culture. We need to teach young people that they are perfect the way they are. Also, you should be happy with yourself and should embrace your natural features. As a community we should not fall under society’s image of being perfect, including our physical appearance. Overall, people should have the right to change themselves under certain circumstances, but should not be made to feel like they need to get a cosmetic procedure because it is unethical, you should be happy with yourself, and as women we should not fall under society’s pressure to be perfect.
Plastic surgery is a form of human enhancements and majority of rationales for getting it done are for cosmetic…

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