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To what extent is technology adistraction from real life?
“The return to civilization was for her the return to soma,was the possibility of lying in bed and taking holiday after holiday,without her ever having to come back to a headache or a fit of vomiting...” (p.154)
“‘Talking? But what about?’Walking and talking–that seemed a very odd way of spending an afternoon. ‘What about a round of Electro-magnetic Golf at St. Andrews?’” (p.89)
“According to the study, an hour of time spent using the Internet reduces face-to-face contact with friends, co-workers and family by 23.5 minutes.”
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How do governments / companies use technology to control and manipulate individuals?
“All conditioning aims at that: making people like their unescapable social destiny” (16).
“Orgy-porgy, Ford and fun,Kiss the girls and make them One. Boys at one with girls at peace; Orgy-porgy gives release” (84).
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Should genetic information be used for making decisions about: birth, employment, insurance, marriage, etc.?
“We decant our babies associalized human beings,as Alphas or Epsilons, as futuresewage workers or future Directorsof Hatcheries” (Pg. 13)
“Ethics of choosing, or not choosing, certain kinds of children”
“We can make a new one with the greatest ease - as many as we like” (Pg. 148)
“A clinical trial is a research study on human patients to test the safetyand effectiveness of new treatments. These trials offer patients accessto new and potentially life saving drugs and cures.”
CitationCase, Tony. Choose One. January 20, 2010. Ballard, Seattle, WA.Harmon, Amy . "Genetic Testing + Abortion = ?." The New York Times. N.p., 13 May 2007. Web. 27 May 2011.The author uses quotes and statistics from professional institutions to support her case. She also provides ananecdote of a abortions rights supporter who after conceiving a child with Down Syndrome came to believe thathaving an abortion after knowing your child has a genetic disorder is unethical.Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper & Bros., 1946. Print.Lynchburg College. View of the dining hall in Burton Student Center. October 21, 2009.
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