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Unformatted text preview: Op-Ed AnthropologySafety and MoralityThere have been many problems over the years about what is right and what is wrong among different anthropological studies. Are they necessary? Are they moral? Are they safe? The most important thing for anthropologists and Institutional Review Boards to do is to ensure the morality of each and every anthropological experiment and the safety of everyone involved.As demonstrated in the Tuskegee experiment, the tested group was unaware of the detrimental health problems being given to them and their families. It was obviously immoral and unsafe towards everyone involved to purposely hide the fact that the subjects had terrible diseases. A solution to this problem could be that there is a department of some sort set up by Institutional Review Boards to send a neutral observer to supervise the actions of the people carrying out the experiment in order to guarantee the safety of everyone being tested. A document of the progress of the experiment should also be required and should be available to...
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