Week 6 Weekly Assignment
I agree with the Dalai Lama’s claim that “the higher the level of knowledge and power, the greater must be our sense of moral responsibility.” This basically means that with power, we must be careful. To add to the Dalai Lama’s claim, I think that it is human responsibility to know when we are too powerful. By having the ability to change genomes, potentially design babies, and predict illnesses it can lead to further discrimination in the future generations. Even though we have this power, we must know when our power more harmful to society than beneficial.
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“Even though we have this power, we must know when our power more harmful to society than beneficial.”
And people will mis-use power; always has been that way, always will be.
Still, what must help us in accepting this technology is the integrity of our scientists.
What level of trust do you have in the genetic engineering scientists?