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Philip Kitcher, The Lives to Come Ch. 6 "The New Pariahs?"
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Ch. 5, The New Pariahs? What is a pariah? To what does the title refer? p. 142, p. 152 Those discriminated against because their alleles are associated with a genetic disease
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Issue of genetic discrimination health insurance disability insurance life insurance employment decisions social relations
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Kitcher: Ethical Principle "If something is needed to enable people to carry out any life plan , they should be protected against actions that would deprive them of the necessary resource." (p. 141)
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) devoted 3% to 5% of their annual Human Genome Project (HGP) budgets toward studying the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) surrounding availability of genetic information. This represents the world's largest bioethics program, which has become a model for ELSI programs around the world. When James Watson headed the HGP, he insisted that
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