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Old 10-17-2012, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Clarke View Post
Of course it should be legal - and coercion prosecuted.
But perhaps should the engineer who designed the procedure realize the likelihood of this procedure being forced on people, and thus not design it? In a way similar to developing the nuclear bomb to fight the Nazis, was ethical, but perhaps some people who worked on that project think they shouldn't have developed it, because of other consequences.

Also, for the sake of how I am to discuss this in my ethics class, let's say the procedure is not reversible: meaning a straight person cannot be made gay. Just for the sake of how I wish to discuss the ethics behind it.
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