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Should genetic engineering be used to eliminate the genes causing mental variations (e.g. Autism, Bipolar Disorder, etc)?
Should genetic engineering be used to enhance human mental, physical and social abilities to accommodate for the modern world, politics and culture?
Should modifications that affect the above-mentioned traits be available even if everyone does not have access to them?
In case of life-threatening diseases, should the potential benefits of gene therapies outweigh the risk of harmful effects, even if sometimes severe?
Should access to buying genes be available for everyone, or only licensed researchers?
In 2013, the US Supreme High Court ruled that human genes could not be patented but left engineered DNA open to being patented. Should you be able to patent engineered human genes?
Should a synthetically engineered organism receive the same rights as the original non-engineered organism (organism being anything from bacteria to humans)?