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Old 02-03-2007, 05:47 PM   #17
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Slavery is still alive and well in nearly every country in the world. It may not be legal, but it exists nevertheless.
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Keep in mind, Igyman, that almost all scientific advances are strictly amoral. It's how they are applied that demonstrates any morality on the part of the user. Human beings will always find a way to use technology for their own agendas. Genetic manipulation is no different. Scientific progress should proceed with a healthy cost benefit analysis approach.
Couldn't agree more. I'm just saying that science should not back down to people who shout ''Religion'', ''Tradition'', or ''Don't play God'', because those are the reasons of people who are afraid of new things, afraid of change. Even if it's for the better.

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