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Genetic Ethics: 'Against Perfection'

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Genetic Ethics: 'Against Perfection'

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Genetic Ethics: 'Against Perfection'

Genetic Ethics: 'Against Perfection'

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An article in this April's Atlantic Monthly makes the argument that the quest for genetic perfection through bioengineering may degrade the human will and the appreciation of life itself. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with the article's author, Michael Sandel , professor of government at Harvard University.

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