Visible M Ethics And The New Genetics

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Without discretion, Kristen Ostrenga, like many other teenagers, began to release explicit pictures and videos on MySpace. Also, interacting with the people who took notice of her contents. This would of only been possible do to her online persona as “Kiki Kannibal”. With the intention to use the Internet to receive the attention a vast amount of problems were created for her and her family. Kiki Kannibal received the attention she wanted from fans, but also negative attention from other profiles and bullies. In “Kiki Kannibal: The Girl Who Played with Fire” Sabrina Rubin Erderly demonstrates the undesired outcomes of when the Internet is used without control or regulation. Peter Singer also has similar views when it comes to different aspects of technology. In “Visible Man: Ethics in a World Without Secrets” Singer talks about how technology and privacy affects democracy in government and how it has used technology to spy on its citizens. Tenzin Gyatso shares his opinion about technology in “Ethics and the New Genetics”, and he explains how the vast majority of people does not have the right knowledge to tamper with genetics and genetic science; thus, leads to the misuse of technology. All these texts share a common subject. They talk about how technology, if used incorrectly may lead to negative outcomes. While the Kiki Kannibal text is based from personal experience, both Peter Singer and Tenzin Gyatso essays are opinions, which still demonstrates the circumstance of the…

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