The, Visible M Ethics And The New Genetics

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Today we live in a society that is constantly evolving.This evolution has outpacing our society expectations. With technological advances’ unfolding right in front of our eyes, the line between what is moral and immoral has been blurred. In Peter Singer’s “Visible Man: Ethics in a World Without Secrets” and the Dalai Lama’s “Ethics and the New Genetics” both authors present the potential benefits of today’s advancements but also make it clear that theses advancements have molded our ethical and moral standards. With technological advancements moving at a unfathomed pace we must develop a moral compass. We must craft ethical standards to manage technology by restricting what we make private and what should be genetically mutated. Today we live in a society that is set on the idea of breaking barriers and doing the impossible. With technology growing at a rate no one could ever imagine;our ethical standards have dissipated. We are set on the idea that “the more people do something the less risky it becomes for each individual” (Singer, 463). Take the first woman to wear bikini that didn 't cover her belly as an example. There is no doubt,at first, she was look down upon with maybe disgust and disapproval but the more women that decide to wear skimpier bikinis the less it was look down upon. This correlates with privacy as well, our ethics on what should be keep private and what should be shared has dissipated. Social networks has placed us in a false reality that suggest
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