Bioethics questions! Help!
anon1167 at nyx10.cs.du.edu
Mon Jun 3 13:19:22 EST 1996
In article <199606030048.SAA21018 at cyberhighway.net>,
Hinrich Muller <hlmuller at CYBERHIGHWAY.NET> wrote:
>I need some answers to bioethical questions by Monday,
>June 3! Please help! Here are the questions:
>1. What exactly do you do in your job?
Whatever my PI tells me.
>2. What education do you have to have to be qualified
>for the job?
A well-trained chimpanzee would be qualified for this job. Hm, maybe
even a not-so-well trained chimpanzee.
>3. What are some methods of prolonging human life
>using biotechnology? (artificial hearts, etc.)
Many studies have shown that income is correleated with life expectancy.
Therefore, one way to increas life expectancy would be to give everyone
>4. What are the estimated costs for some of these
Probably prohibitive at the current time.
>5. Do you think that people should use life-prolonging
>methods if possible?
Some people, perhaps, but as everyone knows, it's not the length that
counts, it's what you do with it that matters.
Hope this helps,
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