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    Both texts, Gattaca and Never Let Me Go show an alternative future based on the advancement of genetics and the effect they have on society. By genetically cloning individuals for organ harvesting and the attempt to create a perfect society with "perfect humans" it is evident that what matters most is what you are, not who you are. A constant display of dehumanisation is shown through the relationship between those who have been somewhat dehumanised and those who have been brought up in an ideal…

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    Transgender Film Analysis

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    hormones, brain biology, genetics and prenatal development. Society, family, culture and personality determine how freely one expresses sexual orientation.…

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    Symbolism In Gattaca

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    revolving around genetic engineering, “Gattaca”, is a DNA sequence. The symbolism, as within the title, continues throughout the thought provoking film. DNA is like the instructions used to develop life. However, in the film, DNA is also a prime determinate of social class. Vincent Freeman is a baby of faith, conceived by means of natural reproduction. His parent’s decision, to opt out of genetically enhancing their child, was against the social norm and subjected Vincent to discrimination…

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    Racial prejudice, otherwise known as colorism, takes place within and between races/ethnic backgrounds. “To a molecular biologist, skin color is a trivial human characteristic, one controlled by a minuscule genetic difference” (Myers 247). People may experience racial prejudice in the form of harassment around the workplace. For example, being called racial slurs or having derogatory remarks made toward them regarding their skin color or ethnic background. Other forms of racial or ethnic…

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    These federal regulations protect a variety of individuals from unjust and damaging discrimination in the hiring process. To start, an employer cannot avoid hiring a person because of their protected class status under statutes like the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (amended in 1991), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991. Not only is avoiding the hiring of individuals protected under these…

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    Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. These laws protect employees and job applicants against: discrimination, harassment, and unfair treatment by managers, co-workers, or others in the workplace because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, transgender status, and sexual orientation), pregnancy, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. Also, against denial of a reasonable workplace…

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    disability or genetic information…

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    Race And Social Inequality

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    Race is a social invention. Past attempts to classify race on a biological/genetic base have not been proved by any scientific research. The concept is a pervasive historical root of social inequalities, persistent today (Bonavilla-Silva, p. 131.) Agency is not effective in remedying inequality because of the stubborn denial, by white people, of the reality of discrimination in the name of race supremacy. Although there is no consensus on what race is (Manza 2013, p.240) it has an important…

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    Nuclear Transplantation Cloning Nuclear transplantation cloning is a way of reproducing when one is unwilling or unable to use gametes. A procedure can remove the nucleus from an oocyte and replace it with a nucleus from a somatic cell. Then, a stimulus will cause the egg cell to start replicating. The gestation part is the same as with anyone conceived; one will be gestated for nine months before birth. There are controversial views on cloning, with Kass strongly opposing the idea. One…

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    rigid in genetic background, occupation, socialization, and marriage. Affiliation within a division of caste is based on birth. Marriages are mandatory within a caste, education is based on the caste, occupation is strongly determined by caste, and mobility is impossible. The United States class system is mobile, marriages are mobile, education obtainable, and the structure of the class is determined by various factors with complete mobility to move within other classes. Discrimination is…

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