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Fall 2013


Genetic engineering


The idea of perfection has always captivated the attention of people across the ages. Whether in the form of gods, nature, or role models, people have always looked towards some form of the purest ideal. Perfection is not a novel idea by any means; however, it is only in recent years that human beings have actually sought to achieve it.


Paper prepared for the Honors Seminar Body and Soul: Foundations of Human Personhood

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