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She is extremely well informed about the disease, how it is transmitted, and different possibilities for treatment . She is able to clearly articulate her understanding of what she thinks happens inside the body of someone with AIDS” (Martin 339) . As Martin better defines the definition of scientific literacy, I ask myself how I can fully comprehend stem cell research . One may think a degree in the subject will do the trick, but without the hands on experience, how is one to take that knowledge and implement it to good use?
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Jhigan 4 For example, the process of experimenting with stem cells and actually reaching the point of developing them will teach one the basic fundamentals . However, the procedure of placing the cells in the human body will define one’s true literacy in stem cell transplants, overall defining a scientifically literate scholar . The amalgamation of wisdom and scientific literacy is what defines a sage of science . The sage blends both the facts and morals of the issue at hand into one specific positive concept . Stem cell transplants cannot be neglected just because it involves taking apart a fetus . That is, however, only the moral controversies concerned with stem cell research . One must account the factual benefits such as cell renewal, tissue restoration, and overall organ repair . Only the combination of both facts and morals will lead to an absolute comprehension . Martin explains society’s images of scientific issues, by saying, “Recognizing that worldviews are inscribed in scientific images would allow scientists to examine the implicit cultural assumptions that are used to explain scientific ‘facts . ’… The ‘facts’ of science, important as they are, can never be more than tiny pieces of the maps that people devise to guide them in life . Even if we could all magically be made to ‘know’ the answers to the science pop quiz, the process of our coming to know those ‘facts’ would entail our embedding them in the diverse social, political, moral and metaphysical meanings with which we construct our daily lives” (Martin 343) . People will compare mainly the negative moral aspects in stem cell research, without fully understanding how it can help others in need .
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