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    Ethical Issues Relating To Life The popular debate whether or not genetic testing has gone to far has caused a great concern for privacy and discrimination. Genetic testing has been used for pre-screening measures in numberless OBGYN practices. Such testing has provided many couples with eye opening results some are thankful with the sigh of relief and others left with their worlds turned upside down. Although results have given some expectant mothers peace of mine in concerns for their embryo…

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    Choosing the traits for your baby was a thing of the future, but now it’s a reality. Designer babies, also known as Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis or PGD is where you can choose the genetic “makeup” of your child. Doing so has many benefits, but also many MANY cons. Designer babies are not something literally constructed and would ruin the society of today. Designer babies or PGD is where eggs are taken and fertilized through vitro fertilization. Vitro fertilization is where the egg is…

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    against all forms of discrimination since it is key in prevention of any types of discrimination or any forms of employee harassment in the workplace. It ensures that it is clear to all employees that no form of harassment or discrimination is tolerable in the organisation under any circumstances and prevents employers from suffering liabilities g). No. this is because allowing females to serve females only and males to serve males only is a form of sex or gender discrimination which is covered…

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    Many people fail to consider that race is not a genetic classification, however a false classification of individuals with no systematically variable evidences. In other words, the difference we make between races has nothing to do with genetic characteristics. Race produces a social idea, mainly by how individuals recognize thoughts and appearances that we remain not quite used to (Palmer). So…

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    Genetic engineering is a very powerful and potentially dangerous scientific application used to modify/alter an organism 's DNA. This technique uses biotechnology, which is the use of genetic engineering for commercial purposes, to introduce a desirable trait into an organism by affecting it on a molecular level (UNL 's AgBiosafety for Educator). These kinds of methods involve the addition, replacement, or deletion of certain strands of DNA. Introductions of DNA can come from either the same or…

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    Sex Selection In Australia

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    In 2004, the National Health and Medical Research Council (‘NHMRC’) banned sex selection on moral and social grounds, except in the case of a serious genetic condition. However, recent debates in Australia have led the NHMRC to consider the prospect of lifting the life ban. It is inherent in such a culturally diverse society that the public cannot reach one consensus. While some believe that sex selection is unethical for ‘moral’ purposes, others believe that it is an ethical means of hindering…

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    Ethical Issues In Gattaca

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    controversial issue in Gattaca is the use of genetic engineering technology in humans and pre-natal selection. When the film was released in 1997, the concepts of genetic manipulation seemed to be just science fiction. With today’s advances in genetics, the world could be faced with the legal dilemma of regulation of genetic changes and how to combat genetic bias in the workplace. The film “Gattaca” brings to balance the issue of human determination, destiny and genetic engineering. The main…

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    Samanta Soter Mr. Price Biology 5 February, 2015 Genetic Problems The movie GATTACA that was directed by Andrew Niccol, featuring Ethan Hawke, who played Vincent Freeman, Jude Law as Jerome Morrow, and Uma Thurman as Irene, has a lot of information about genetic engineering of the offsprings. In the movie, it creates discrimination among the people who have good genes and bad genes. Vincent Freeman was one of those people, so it kept him from accomplishing his dreams. Once he found a way to…

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    In the book Justices: What is The Right Thing to Do? Michael Sandel continues to address alternative theories of justices from various scholars in the later chapters of the book. Since the ancient times, morality and law are interdependent and mutual influence to each other. Moral is a kind of social ideology, where behavior of norms comes from the social awareness, regulation, education, and evaluation. On the other hand, law is developed or recognized by the government, and it is a guarantee…

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    Gay Gene Persuasive Essay

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    pheromones? It is possible for there to be some genetic factor with pheromones that causes homosexuality at a minor scale compared to heterosexuality. Pheromones in humans have long been a mysterious concept with little evidence to prove, although it is present in other animals of the animal kingdom. Discovering if the “gay gene” actually exist in conjunction with pheromones would be fundamental to society because it would help ease discrimination on those of the LGBT community by providing…

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