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Split Conscience

Split Conscience: Genetic Modification on Human Embryos – A look at both sides of the argument

Split Conscience: Genetic Modification on Human Embryos – A look at both sides of the argument

Lea George News Editor

With recent technologies, such as CRISPR-Cas9, evolving, the possibility of the practice of genetic modification on human embryos has become more prevalent, with some even testing it on living embryos. However, it is an incredibly dividing topic that poses strong arguments for both sides of the debate. As a society, we must choose between what may be the greatest technological advancement yet, or a possibility dividing social classes even further than they currently are. This topic provokes a moral dilemma in many people, including myself, who are struggling with a well-split conscience.

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