Archive for March 26th, 2009

Counter Arguments Against Genetic Modification of Human

Much has been said against genetic modification of humans, but four arguments have been used over and over again in attacking this technology: the uniqueness argument, the freedom argument, the authenticity argument, and the giftedness argument. These assumptions are obvious versions of false genetic determinism, and are therefore unsound. Argument # 1: UniquenessThe uniqueness argument posits that genetic modification of humans violates the uniqueness of the genetically modified person. However…