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1.03 When Knowledge and Ethics Collide?

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  • 1.03 When Knowledge and Ethics Collide?<p><img src="$IMS-CC-FILEBASE$../resources/Ethics-Cropped_5722a54a0def3.jpg" width="396" height="215" style="float: right; margin: 10px;" id="" title="" /></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.4px;">After reading the article on ethics, choose one of the following questions to respond to.</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.4px;">Should scientists do all of the things that technology has made it possible for them to do? Why or why not?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.4px;">Should individuals or the government decide how biotechnology is used? Why?</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.4px;">Should scientific knowledge or personal beliefs be more important in decisions about biotechnology? Why?</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.4px;">After posting your response, continue the conversation with a classmate. Remember that sometimes these are subjects people don't like to discuss, so be kind and appropriate in your comments and questions.</span></p>