EDST 391 Ethics & the Human Genome


Assignment for Day 26
Computerizing our brains?
Andre's day! (Plus some Dr. G)


Writing assignment:

  • Questions
    1. Many of the ethical concerns and dilemmas we have already discussed would apply to all of them. But what are the new ethical challenges they pose? Pick three. Which of the three poses the fewest and least serious new ethical challenges, and which of the three poses the most? Explain your reasoning in ranking the three.
    2. Imagine you are a futurist. You see two other applications of BCI down the road. What are they? Do they pose yet more, or yet more serious, ethical challenges? Please explain your reasoning.