Should We Need A New Technology?

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Emmanuela Noel Prof. Christakis November ,9, 2014 Dahli Lama Essay In the essay by Dhali Lama, Lama talks about how our morality should have something to do with our advancements in technology, and how we should use moral components such as compassion when we make a new development or technology. New technology such as cloning, genetic plant modification, and changing the DNA of a human embryo in order to get the " ideal" baby can have some long lasting effects on us, because each and everyone of them has some sort of potential dangers of their technologies. When we apply these technologies we should let our moral compass decide if we are going to far with what we are doing, and if it can have a lasting affect on us in the near…show more content…
The other type of cloning Reproductive cloning. Although reproductive cloning can help parents with no eggs and sperm create genetically related children, reproductive cloning will foster an understanding that children are designed and replicated for certain traits. This means that the clone would be created to have the good/ desired traits from the original.This also means that the people who can afford cloning would use it to enhance their baby with good genes and take out all of the bad and less desirable traits. while the people who can not afford to do that would be left inferior to the designed babies. This would create two different types of humans because one is genetically superior than the other. Also this type of cloning would diminish the idea of uniqueness. The clones would start to have the same certain characteristics, and would probably start thinking the same way. Is is when we should " take regard of both short-term and long-term consequences"( Lama. P.140). Although cloning can be a good thing, we should know when how far we are willing to take it. When it comes to cloning
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