A comparison of genetic engineering in Gattaca to modern stem-cell research

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In theory, genetic discrimination could be advantageous to allow the "perfect" human beings to control the job marketplace for the highly-skilled careers. They are able to live a long, healthy, clean life with no concerns of imperfections in their body and are mentally equipped to succeed in what ever complex operations they pursue...
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On the other hand, humans' strengths are not based solely on their genetic compound; their strengths are entwined with their imperfections. This is comparable to the common belief that one learns from their mistakes and trials. While harnessing the power to create a perfect, disease-free child may seem highly appealing, there is a downside...
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