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Kaitlin Doherty 9/4/09 ENGL 102 – 008 Shelagh Smith p. 893 Vocab, p. 901 Writing #3 Homework Word Count: 298 Techno-utopian: someone who believes an ideology based on the belief that advances in science and technology will eventually bring about a utopia, or at least help to fulfill one or another utopian ideal Eugenics: the study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qualities of the human species or a human population Prodigious: extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force Prolific: producing in large quantities or with great frequency; highly productive Disavow: to disclaim knowledge of, connection with, or responsibility for; disown; repudiate Inalienable: not alienable; not transferable to another or capable of being repudiated Tempestuous: tumultuous; turbulent Affirmation: something that is affirmed; a statement or proposition that is declared to be true Repudiation: refusal, as by a state or municipality, to pay a lawful debt Stem-cell research is a wonderful new technology being developed. With this we will be
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Unformatted text preview: able to help thousands of people who now have incurable diseases or have lost a limb. This people who are now seen as disabled will be able to be fully functioning members of society with the use of stem-cell research. Stem-cell research is cloning, but instead of cloning an entire person, it would only clone an organ or part of the body that a patient needed. It would be cloned from the patients existing organ to rule out any chance of the body rejecting the organ. This is a large step in the medical field because organ transplant patients today have to spend the rest of their lives tasking anti-rejection medications that lower their immune systems making them more susceptible to other illnesses. When you are only cloning a part of someone and not a whole person how can there be any objection, especially when it is to help someone live a better more productive life....
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