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Bioethics and The New Eugenics

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Bioethics and The New Eugenics

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At first glance, bioethics might seem like just another branch of ethical philosophy where academics endlessly debate other academics about abstract concepts. What many do not know, however, is that the seemingly benign academic study of bioethics has its roots in the dark history of eugenics. With that knowledge, the dangers inherent in entrusting some of the most important discussions about the life, death and health of humanity in the hands of a select few become even more apparent.