Genetic Engineering & Bioethical Concerns

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Genetic Engineering & Bioethical Concerns
Bioethics is a relational field of science that deals with the intersection of biological scientific practices and ethical concerns raised by these procedures. Genetic engineering is a relatively new scientific practice and is greatly concerned with the field of bioethics, as it raises many worries revolving around the blurred moral lines of manipulating a person’s genome.This method of engineering the human genome originated from the idea that cancers and other terminal diseases could be cured by essentially switching off harmful genes that could code for these ailments. Moreover, the origin of moral and even financial concerns with genetic engineering can be traced to the potential marketing of gene manipulation as a commercial product where parents can choose what genes to alter in their unborn child, in an order to produce a super baby. Finally, a great deal of research, as well as ethical protests, have been put into potentially altering a person’s lifespan to yield humans who exhibit the ability to live much longer lives than currently possible. Genetic engineering is a dangerous and morally wrong scientific procedure that if pursued will bring harm to the general population and destroy the ethical boundaries of science within bioethics and scientific research.
The absolving of chronic diseases is one way that genetic engineering has been put into effect among the medical community. Unfortunately, such procedures have led to
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