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Brief about Leon Kass: By info that we know Leon Kass was born at 1939-02-12. And also Leon Kass is American Educator.

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Many other countries have already banned human cloning, and there are efforts at the UN to make such a ban universal.

Tags: Countries, Human, Universal

Many people recognize that technology often comes with unintended and undesirable side effects.

Tags: Often, Side, Technology

My job is to provide the president with the richest possible consideration, so that he knows what is at stake in whatever decision he makes.

Tags: Decision, Job, Whatever

Nobody knew in advance that in vitro fertilization would be, by and large, safe.

Tags: Knew, Large, Nobody

One could look over the past century and ask oneself, has the increased longevity been good, bad or indifferent?

Tags: Bad, Good, Past

One should proceed with caution. We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.

Tags: Enough, May, Wise

Perhaps you could sympathize with those who seek to replace a dead child with a copy, or to copy a parent or a relative or even a celebrity.

Tags: Child, Dead, Parent

Sexuality itself means mortality - equally for both man and woman.

Tags: Both, Means, Woman

Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities.

Tags: Economic, Growth, Human

The abortion controversy is important for what it says about our stance toward procreation and children altogether.

Tags: Children, Says, Toward

The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful. The hazards are much less well appreciated.

Tags: Less, Powerful, Progress

The human animal has evolved as a preeminently social animal.

Tags: Animal, Human, Social

The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics.

Tags: Absolutely, Area, Genetics

The so-called right to reproduce is not an unlimited right.

Tags: Reproduce, Unlimited

The technical is not just the machinery. The technical is a disposition to life.

Tags: Life, Machinery, Technical

The technological way of thinking has infected even ethics, which is supposed to be thinking about the good.

Tags: Ethics, Good, Thinking

There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies.

Tags: Babies, Fear, Hype

There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated.

Tags: Morals, Questions, Science

There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given.

Tags: Between, Improve, Tension

We are enmeshed in a lineage that came from somewhere and is going to make way for the next generation.

Tags: Generation, Next, Somewhere