The 's Genetic Information For Medical Or Cosmetic Purposes Essay

1680 WordsDec 9, 20167 Pages
CGE is a way to modify one’s genetic information for medical or cosmetic purposes. But in this paper I will only consider the cosmetic purposes, since CGE for medical reasons seem to be morally unproblematic. The main premise in this paper is that since CGE is safe, legal, voluntary, and widely accessible, there is nothing morally problematic for someone to choose to undergo CGE themselves or to choose it for their children. And if this premise is true, then it would also be true that there is nothing morally problematic for engineers to design, construct, or maintain products which are intended to enable people to engage in CGE in safe, legal, voluntary and widely accessible ways. Firstly, I will confirm that the premise is true and how it makes the conclusion true as well. Secondly, I will point out Sandel’s arguments against the premise, which suggest that the premise might be false. Thirdly, I would object to one of Sandel’s points using my own arguments. Then, I would point out how others, who may sympathize Sandel, may argue against my objections. Finally, I would conclude the final judgment based on all the arguments made. If cosmetic genetic engineering is safe, legal, voluntary, and widely accessible, then there is nothing morally wrong or problematic for someone to choose to undergo it because there is nothing wrong or problematic to have great gifts such as strong big build, multi-talented brain, good at ethics class and many more. Through “genetic lottery”, it is

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