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Richard Weikart / Should we design more ‘moral’ babies?

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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 12:01 am

Recently Oxford philosophy professor Julian Savulescu moved his campaign for "moral enhancement" out of the ivory tower and into the mainstream. This month Reader's Digest is carrying his article, "It's Our Duty to Have Designer Babies," in which he promotes the idea that "people have a moral obligation to select ethically better children." By select he means to screen embryos genetically to determine which will have superior moral traits.

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