Playing god Essay

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playing god

Frankenstein is considered to be of the first scientific fiction books. One aspect science
fiction does is explain ethical situations that might arise from technical advancements.
Do you feel that people have the right to play "God" by doing such things as reanimation,
genetic experimentation: cloning, cryogenics, and invitrofertilization? What is the goal
of technology and what should be our limitations to these technological tools? Do you
believe there are consequences to these advancements? Explain…


No one person has the right to "Play 'God'" over any other. To play "God" is to decide
upon human beings' lives. Whether or not they can live or die; whether or not they can
have children; whether or not a human being is fit to live in society. To play "God" is to
take away someone's choice in his or her own life. Women who are deciding on having an
abortion play "God" with the lives of their babies yet to be. The goals of the technology
in practice, or being tested to go into practice, is to better our society's standard of
life. The technology is supposed to be helping us live longer, fuller lives; however it is
mostly in place for scientists to study human beings and try to get a name for themselves
in the published world. Much limitation should be applied to the use of this technology in
today's society. Consequences are apart of everything we do in life, and so consequences
come along when tampering with any human body, and genetics. Such as multiple births to
women on fertility drugs, custody battles over sperm, and accidents that can happen with
any human action, because in fact we are all just human. Other consequences can be along
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