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An Immoral Injustice Essay

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What if a very talented person found out that his or her admirable abilities were not earned, but they were artificially given? Throughout the years, technology has advanced to an unmoral ability to choose a baby’s physical and mental features. Designer babies have been a popular issue in the last decade as a result of the controversial speculations.
Although having a “designer baby” is not provided as a public possibility yet, the choice is in the near future. A designer baby is defined as a child whose genes were altered or selected to make sure a specific gene is attendant. Lee M. Silver, Princeton University microbiologist, predicts that the future will hold two human species, ...view middle of the document...

p.). A biological process done in an unnatural environment describes in vitro. Designer babies are created when doing in vitro, but using pre-implantation genetic diagnosis to screen embryos for specific traits. Using the process, physicians can pick the ones that are not rendered towards undesired genetic conditions (Ly n.p.).
Accordingly, the capability to determine the physical, mental, and emotional traits of a person is depicted as unethical and should not be implemented. Despite the fact that families would receive the perfect child of their dreams, it is wrong to design a baby’s future. The majority of Americans support the use of PGD because by selecting healthy embryos, diseases will be prevented from occurring. Supporters believe that using PGD is the same as curing other diseases such as cancer, etc. (Catalano n.p). The difference is that using screening will lead to selfish ambitions to put together a human being with artificial make-up. Bioethicists, including the chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights, George Annas, believe parents should rightfully be able to decide their children’s fate, leading to designer babies being a consumer product (Ly n.p.). Ephesians 2:10 says “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” God spent His time individually creating every person, so humanity should not try to change themselves. Proverbs 16:4 states “The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.” God holds a plan for everyone, and that plan should be carried out and not altered. A loss of humanity and a violation of rights occurs because the child affected has no say in what is being done...

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