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Unformatted text preview: potential human being can be considered “intellectual property” by institutions. Fundamental human rights seem to be at stake here. One would like to think that past centuries of oppression and slavery were long gone, however for a institution to essentially own a being that will one day develop into a human, unless impeded during the process (which in itself is another injustice worthy of its own argument), seems to be a resurrection of this injustice. One must consider the humanity of these potential people, and decide that it would be morally impermissible to allow them to be owned....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHI 2630 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at FSU.
- Spring '08