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Genetic Engineering And Genetic Enhancement

- Genetic engineering versus genetic enhancement When it comes to the topic of genetic enhancement versus genetic engineering there is a debate whether which of these theories should be pursued, whereas some are convinced that genetic enhancement could help future generations in becoming smarter, faster and taller others maintain that genetic engineering can make future generations healthier. My own view however is that genetic engineering would help cure disesase and should be pursued, but genetic enhancement should not be allowed....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Human enhancement, Genetics]

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Artificial Olfactory Enhancement

- Artificial Olfactory Enhancement The human olfactory system is responsible for perceiving the chemical world around us. By sampling the environment, we can determine the presence of other individuals, possible danger, or distinguish acceptable food. Consisting of our sense of taste and smell, the olfactory system is a highly interrelated coordination of chemical and nerve responses. Yet as we have all experienced, human olfaction has limits. The popular image of a bloodhound leading hunters through the woods is one example of these limits....   [tags: Olfactory Enhancement Essays]

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A Displacement with an Enhancement

- Moving from one place to another is a necessity for almost every living organism. Whether it be sliding, walking, jumping, crawling, or flying, it is bound to happen sometime. Humans like to move from place to place quickly and without doing any work. This is why humans in general avoid running. There tends to be some unfavorable expression like a grimace or a sigh accompanying with the quote, “I think I have to go running.” Although hated among many people throughout the world, the positive sides of running can be enough to turn the lazy into the hardworking....   [tags: Fitness]

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Merits and Dangers of Seeking Enhancement

- Human genetic engineering technology is more advanced in the contemporary world, attracting numerous people support human enhancement. According to the Children's Medical Research Institute and The Children's Hospital at Westmead (2012), ‘over 1800 gene therapy clinical trials have been completed, are ongoing or have been approved worldwide’, which shown the increased significance of human engineering in the society. In accordance with the Oxford Dictionary (2006), human genetic engineering refers to the science of changing the way of a human by altering the information in its genes....   [tags: human genetic engineering technology]

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The Future is Here: Genetic Enhancement

- ... The society will be blind to see the negative outcomes of misusing genetic enhancements. Genetic enhancements, in the aspect of beauty will become a valued focal point in the medical industry (Tucker). The desire for enhancements are slowly increasing in demand as media pressure society for such behaviors, in which will lead to the rise for individuals to meet the expectations of the society’s beauty. In fact, as beauty is emphasized around the world which creates even more pressures to lean towards the abusive of enhancements to fit in....   [tags: negative effects on babies, genetic engineering]

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The Future of Genetic Enhancement

- ... Baylis and Robert provide an example with the performance enhancement drugs that are used by professional athletes all over the world. These drugs stimulate bone marrow to produce oxygen-rich blood cells, which, in turn, increases the athlete’s performance (2004). Though not exactly on the genetic level, this example shows how enhancement drugs and techniques have been used in the past. Benefits from genetic enhancements are widespread. These benefits are evident in physical, intellectual, psychological, and even moral enhancements....   [tags: genetic engineering, nonpathological human traits]

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Genetic Therapy And Genetic Enhancement

- In this paper I will make an argument between genetic therapy and genetic enhancement. My argument for genetic therapy will state that it should be used, as for genetic enhancement it should be used but to an extent. However, when making the argument as to why genetic enhancement should not be fully used, I will come across to stating some accepted enhancements. Genetic therapy and genetic enhancement sound similar, however they do have their differences. The difference between genetic therapy and genetic enhancement is that genetic therapy is an experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent diseases as well as to correct or reconstitutes missing genetic functions (Chadwick, 20...   [tags: Gene, DNA, Want, WANT]

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The Problem with Genetic Enhancement

- In 1913 Teddy Roosevelt, who is considered to be one of the greatest US presidents to serve in office, wrote to the Department of Genetics, “Society has no business to permit degenerates to reproduce their kind [...]. The problem cannot be met unless we give full consideration to the immense influence of heredity....” (Dykes, 2008, p. 1). What Teddy Roosevelt was referring to was the idea of enhancing the human population. Today genetic enhancement is paired specifically with technology, but throughout history genetic enhancement has been a very popular but controversial topic....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]

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The Concept Of Cloning As An Enhancement Technology

- 6.1 – Are the concepts clearly defined. Concept of cloning is used extensively in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8. However the author gives no clear definition of the concept. The concept of cloning it self is lexically ambiguous because it has the double meaning that one interpret it as duplicating something exactly the same, and it could also be interpreted breeding something like the original one. In paragraph 6 the author states, “limiting the number of clones that might be created from one person.” Therefore here it is inferred that cloning means making an exact copy of someone....   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, Ambiguity]

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Evaluation Of A Library Enhancement Plan

- In April a Library Enhancement plan was enacted and tremendous progress has been made. As a result, during the implementation of the enhancement plan, several ideas have been expanded on and adjusted, which is reflected in the updated Library Enhancement plan. The updated timeline is the plan reflects the plans for the next three months, which include replacing the public access computers, installation of a self-check out in the children’s room, and installation of a 2nd digital display. Library Building Project Weekly team meetings with the Kevin Bergeron, Senior Associate, William Rawn Associates, Russ Boekenkroger, and myself are continuing....   [tags: Library, Librarian]

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The Sentencing Enhancement Laws Work

- Q1. Do the two questions need to be considered separately, yes or no. Describe your reasoning in detail. No, the two questions don 't need to be considered separately asking whether these sentencing enhancement laws work to deter and incapacitate criminals goes hand in hand with asking where these sentencing laws are unfairly applied to already marginalized groups. By conducting research to see how many inmates have been detered and incapacitated by these laws and comparing that to crime, race, gender of marginalized groups....   [tags: Criminal law, Crime, Criminal justice]

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Cognitive Enhancement and Medical Technology

- With the enhancement in technologies dreams of the past have become realistic in the coming future, one of these technologies is a cognitive enhancement for humans. There are currently forms of enhancements such as coffee, Ritalin, and Aderall, which are readily available for the public. There are clear social benefits associated with the increase in cognitive abilities of individuals from the beginning to end of their lives. So clearly it makes sense to have everybody to receive these benefits by taking these enhancements and government should be the one forcing it, but this comes with great opposition....   [tags: Aderall, Ritalin, coffee]

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The Enhancement Of The Muslim Fundamentalism

- In both given articles, Lewis and Nicolaas argue about the enhancement of the Muslim fundamentalism with different perspectives; however, I believe that Lewis’ views may be quiet misleading to the actual perception. Bernard Lewis indicates that Muslim fundamentalism is conceived through the Muslim community’s oppression and dissatisfaction with the West’s political involvement as well as Islam being a source of aggression. In defiance of his opinion, the word ‘Islam’ comes from the word peace as well as the will of submission to God....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Muhammad, God]

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Performance Enhancement Is Essential For Athletes

- When it comes to participating in sports, there is a certain level of risk that coaches go through. They are responsible for the aspects of their athletic program. It is vital that coaches build a positive relationship with their athletes. As an athlete, it is important to understand the importance of training their body both mentally and physically in order to produce outstanding peak performances. When it comes to nutrition, an athlete who does not consume the proper amount of nutrition when it comes to training, the results may be suboptimal because of the reduced ability to perform due to useless energy and lack of recovery....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Metabolism, Softball]

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The History of Performance Enhancement

- PEDS – Performance Enhancement Drugs The history of performance enhancement follows a timeline as vastly embedded in our history as the sports themselves. These taboo substances are of the most absolutely misunderstood category in modern medicine, and will remain as such until the cloudy illusion filled veil enveloping them is torn down. The use of performance enhancing “substances/drugs ” for sporting spurs back as far the ancient Greek competitions of old, where contestants often chewed cocoa leaves or a utterly vast array of other “potions/concoctions”....   [tags: sports, drugs, steroids]

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Customer Enhancement And Customer Retention

- • Go the extra mile - rendering above and beyond will build strong relationships with customers and build strong loyalty by paying attention to their needs and issues. • Make it individual - customized service improves customer experience and that something customers are expecting and demanding. Make their practice personal to strengthen the tie with the brand. Rather than try to manage customer retention with a mixture of customer retention strategies, many companies apply customer retention software systems and battered customer retention plans to improve customer retention....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Customer experience]

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Genetic Engineering Or Genetic Enhancement

- Genetic engineering or “genetic enhancement refers to the transfer of genetic material intended to modify nonpathological human traits” (Hanna 1). These enhancements are used to modify human embryos and during gene therapy. There are currently two different approaches to gene manipulation, embryo elimination or genetic alteration. The point being, there is a choice of either disposing of an embryo because it has a genetic defect or genetic alteration of a gene which results in removing traits or enhancing them....   [tags: Genetics, DNA, In vitro fertilisation]

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Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program

- Intervention Description Regarding military marriage and divorce, the most commonly applied intervention is the Prevention & Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP). (Markman, Rienks, & Stanley, 2009) This intervention was developed in 1980, primarily as a premarital intervention program, to focus on relationship functioning enhancement and divorce prevention. (Markman et al., 2009) Because research at the time indicated that relationship success was hinged primarily on the method of conflict resolution rather than the conflict topic, the intervention was designed to focus on enhancing communication and conflict resolution skills....   [tags: intervention, social worker, marriage, divorce]

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Advertising And Female Enhancement Supplements

- In today’s society people try to be something that they are not and completely forget who they are due to the stereotypes and advertisement that has brain wash them. We see a lot of advertisement from TV, Billboards to magazines. Such advertisements have change how people look and think of themselves in many different perspectives. But the real problem is how advertisements use and identify females as sex objects, dumb and weak. The stereotypes are seen in both females and males but it takes a big impact in females by comparing them with sex objects and putting them down....   [tags: Male, Female, Gender, Sex in advertising]

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What is Human Enhancement?

- Human enhancement is any attempt to temporarily or permanently overcome the current limitations of the human body through natural or artificial means. It is in our human nature that we somehow increase our life expectancy, become stronger, fearless, independent and smarter. It is no surprise we turn to all sorts of technologies – neurotechnology, nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology – to improve human performances. While they might improve our performances and abilities, their use raises serious health, ethical and economic issues, furthermore, not enough is known about the long-term consequences....   [tags: Pills, Drugs, Stimulus]

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Ethics of Human Enhancement

- The evolution of technology has been hand in hand with the human subjugation of earth, but the question persists, when does the use of technology go too far. Advances in medical science have tremendously improved the average human lifespan and the quality of life for individuals. Medical science and biology are steadily arriving at new ways to make humans superior by the use of advanced genetic alteration. This ability raises the question of how ought this new technology be used, if at all. The idea of human enhancement is a very general, since humans are constantly “enhancing” themselves through the use of tools....   [tags: Genetic Alteration, Medical Science]

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Self-Enhancement Reality TV

- Enhancement means to amplify, increase, and add to; especially to increase or improve in value, quality, desirability, or attractiveness (www.merriam-webster.com). Self-enhancement reality television is any program in which someone is given the opportunity to conquer a personal struggle, achieve a goal or something they truly desire. However, there are versions of the self-enhancement shows for every aspect of life like fashion, weight loss, physical appearance, style and grooming, child-rearing, attaining difficult goals, fashion and grooming, fashion makeover and marriage, relationship building, manners, addiction, mental health and etiquette....   [tags: Entertainment ]

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The Ethical Issues Surrounding Brain Enhancement

- Brain enhancements are not a new way to improve one 's current set of skills and abilities. When brought to light, the topic can be apropos with negative attitude and even seen as a poor action towards progress of human nature. This is due to the many ethical issues and repercussions that are introduced surrounding brain enhancement; with disregard for the advantages present. However, despite the ethical issues surrounding brain enhancements and the possible repercussions due to use, brain enhancements are not only safe to use with positive results for treatments and common problems, they also would not negatively affect society....   [tags: Ethics, Psychology, Morality, Nick Bostrom]

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Cognitive Enhancement Drugs

- In this paper, I explore whether there ought to be a rule that prohibits the use of CEDs in education. I first argue that a rule prohibiting the use of CEDs ought to exist because using CEDs thwarts the attainment of an internal good of the educational practice. One of the aims of education is to learn responsibility, thus responsibility is an internal good of education. The use of cognitive enhancements will then block students from attaining from learning this. I then object to the claim that there ought to be a rule against taking CEDs....   [tags: there should be a policy against CEDs]

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Human Enhancement is Immoral and De-humanizing

- The advancement of progress in the fields of biology and technology and, by extension, the scion of these two fields – biotechnology – is generally being lauded by experts and laymen alike. Genetically modified foods, Dolly the sheep, stem cell research and therapeutic cloning are but some of the achievements in this field that have changed the scientific landscape, drawing attention to the past, present and also potential future exploits of men and women involved in biotechnology. Mainly because it is becoming increasingly apparent that the field may, in the near future, extend beyond therapy into human enhancement....   [tags: biotechnology essays]

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Restorative and Enhancement Cyborgs in Modern Medicine

- I am a cyborg; today we live in a world of cyborgs. This makes statements such as these much more common. In the past cyborgs were consider freaks of nature and were one in a billion. Recently our society is has become no longer worried with whether you are a cyborg or not but rather what type of cyborg you are. Cyborg technologies have invaded nearly every aspect of our lives, including technologies such as vaccination, insulin pump, artificial organs, etc. For decades, cyborgs have been exclusively associated with science fiction and fantasy; only in the futuristic genre can the organic and inorganic combine to form a cognitive being....   [tags: Medicine, Technology]

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The And Lay Leaders ' Training For Literacy Enhancement

- Pastors’ and Lay leaders’ Training for Literacy Enhancement Pakistan is a predominantly a Muslim country with a population of nearly 200 million, while Christians population is between 2-3%, including Catholics. However, we have a very small number of evangelical congregations in Pakistan. Currently, Pakistani Christians are living in dire conditions because of their faith. Sadly enough, Pakistan has been placed on 6th rank in the world for extreme persecution for the Christians (Open Doors 2016)....   [tags: Islam, Pakistan, Literacy, Religious persecution]

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Designer Babies: Genetically Enhancement Technology

- How far is society willing to advance genetic enhancement technology before it becomes a moral wrong. Medical technology is well on the way to allowing parents to create designer babies, permitting parents to pick physical and internal qualities of unborn children. Due to the advance in technology allowing parents to genetically designer their own child, The American Medical Association (AMA) should create stronger codes of medical ethics and acts imposing limitations. The manipulating with embryos in order to create a parent’s ideal child is morally wrong, and should be against codes of ethics....   [tags: medical ethics, morality]

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Performance Enhancement through Protein Supplementation

- Introduction Scientists, coaches, and athletes have recognized that periodized strength training promotes increase in skeletal muscle size, increase in force, and increase of the regenerating capacity of the muscle cells. Innumerous scientists confirm that nutrition and dietary supplementation can deeply affect molecular and cellular processes that occur in the body during the exercise and the recovery process. This brief review analyzes the potential for performance enhancement through protein supplementation ingestion, and the importance of nutrition education for sports supplement users....   [tags: Weight Training, Nutrition, Dietary Supplements]

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Human Enhancement And Biotechnology : The World Of Ethics And Medicine

- The concepts of human enhancement and biotechnology are fairly new terms in the world of ethics and medicine. These words, although far from being unfamiliar, are not often heard in the medical field except in special cases. However, in the past few years, the research and use of biotechnology is on the rise and becoming more prevalent under certain situations. This week’s reading focuses on the issues of biotechnology in a historical and modern context, yet also addresses the pros and cons of such developments....   [tags: Human, Human evolution, Meaning of life, Race]

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Gene Therapy: the Danger of Enhancement

- Gene Therapy: the Danger of Enhancement I. Introduction Gene therapy has the potential to revolutionize modern medicine. The techniques of gene therapy are still in their infancy as medical treatments and there are still many problems which must be solved before gene therapy will live up to its potential. However, it is very likely that gene therapy will become a reality at some point in the future and when that time comes, the ethical questions surrounding gene therapy will be pushed to the forefront of medicine....   [tags: Science Medicine Ethics]

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Drug Abuse / Enhancement, Point Shaving, Or Dirty Play

- 1. When it comes to cheating, drug abuse/enhancement, point shaving, or dirty play, I don 't tolerate that now or ever. As current coach before my kids step into my court, they have to read and sign the code of conduct with their parents. Their signing that they will not do drug, fight, drink, or use any enhancement if they want to play high school basketball. If they are caught they will automatically be kicked off the team and they would have wait the following year to play basketball again. I’m not trying to threaten my players, but I try to get my appoint across through them by giving them an early warning that the school and myself don’t tolerate cheating, drug abuse/enhancement, point...   [tags: Basketball, High school, Education, School]

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Enhancement Drugs influence the career of professional athletes

- Will we be able to barricade ‘Doping’ from intoxicating the world of sports. The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) states that the term doping comes from the Africans word ‘dop,’ a concoction made from grape leaves that Zulu warriors drank before going into battle (as sited in Maxwell, & Melham, 2005, p.1). Today, many athletes worldwide have been found guilty of breaching the Anti Doping Act. Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of drug offenders in sports, as the need to win becomes priority and dope is relayed from athlete to athlete, directly and indirectly....   [tags: Sports]

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Germline Engineering And Embryo Enhancement One Day

- Germline engineering and embryo enhancement one day may have the ability to alter the way of evolution and it is possible that this technology will be accessible in the close future. One supporter of genetic engineering, UCLA professor Gregory Stock, states, that the question is not if, but when it will be accessible. However, the conversation about germline engineering is filled with controversy and disagreements. There are few that are strong backers of advancing and continuing this newcomer technology....   [tags: Genetics, DNA, Gene, Genetic disorder]

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The Importance Of Preservation And Enhancement Of Well Being Of Family Or Friends

- Many things go into play for study articles. It includes methods used, how exactly researchers went about finding information, the results, and if predicted hypothesis were correct. Background This study was done in order to figure out the sex differences in important priorities across different countries. Also how gender equality influenced those values. Some Important priorities can be power, achievement, hedonism, stimulation, self-direction, universalism, benevolence, tradition, conformity, and security....   [tags: Sociology, Gender, Equals sign, Sex]

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The Enhancement Of Media Based Terrorism Groups Such As Isis

- Today our world is different from what it used to be. Today’s humanity is encircled by fast pace, powerful artificial intelligence and technology. As all trends come and go, one has improved, yet stayed the same– the memes. This concept defines something indefinite and intangible, something that adapts, replicates and spreads. Today’s cooperation of globalization and technology has made memes much more powerful and spreading. Sometimes their power can replicate with impressive rage and have inconceivable damage to not only their duplicators, but also for the whole humanity (Gleick)....   [tags: Terrorism, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden]

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Cubism 's Enhancement Of Unity, Movement, And Illusion

- Cubism’s Enhancement of Unity, Movement, and Illusion The vital time in art history when Cubism was emerging in our culture undoubtedly changed art forever. It is responsible for producing some of the most famous paintings in the world. Defined as an early 20th-century style and movement in art, especially painting, in which perspective with a single viewpoint was abandoned and use was made of simple geometric shapes, interlocking planes, and later, collage, the Cubism movement revolutionized not only art but also music, literature, and architecture....   [tags: Cubism, Pablo Picasso, Collage, Georges Braque]

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The Rich Get Richer : Social Enhancement Hypothesis

- According to the social enhancement hypothesis “the rich get richer”, as it was written in the article people with many friends in the real life also have many friends on their social medias, especially young adults, because 95% of 18-24 years old use social medias the popular person in the real live has many people to add, and many people who wants to follow/ add him, and as they spend many times online, they start developing a feeling that they have to have more follower/friend or have to get many likes on their posts, and the number of friends/followers becomes the scale that they value themselves and other too....   [tags: Facebook, Social network service, Social network]

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Human Performance Enhancement Technology

- Human Performance Enhancement Technology One of the funniest things about human nature is that nothing is ever good enough. No matter how good we are at something, there will always be someone in those 6 billion plus who can do it better. My mom told me that when I was a kid playing soccer in the back yard. They don't sound like the words of encouragement you might expect from a nurturing mother to an aspiring child but it was true. No matter how long I practiced, how many goals I scored, games I won, trophies I put on the shelf of my bedroom, there would always be someone, somewhere who could do me one up....   [tags: Science Engineering Essays]

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Genetic Enhancement is Unethical

- Picture a young couple in a waiting room looking through a catalogue together. This catalogue is a little different from what you might expect. In this catalogue, specific traits for babies are being sold to couples to help them create the "perfect baby." This may seem like a bizarre scenario, but it may not be too far off in the future. Designing babies using genetic enhancement is an issue that is gaining more and more attention in the news. This controversial issue, once thought to be only possible in the realm of science-fiction, is causing people to discuss the moral issues surrounding genetic enhancement and germ line engineering....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Against Argumentative]

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Genetic Enhancement and Politics

- Genetic Enhancement and Politics          Since the beginning of organized government there has always been a clash between science and politics. Whether it is as complicated as a new drug's detainment of federal approval or whether it is as commonplace as the social acceptance of a new medical procedure, politics has performed an integral part in the formation of science; this integrated unit is what greatly affects most of the society at large. Thus, it is no surprise the scientific discussion of genetic engineering is peppered with political rhetoric....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays]

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Beauty and Genetic Enhancement

- Beauty and Genetic Enhancement           Nausea.  To describe the whole situation in one word I would have to choose nausea.  The Expo center was packed with societies elite,  eagerly waiting the announcement of what the rumor mill had told them to be the most important invention of the decade.  The air was cold and damp, like that of a hospital.  Barley audible was the most annoying Michael Bolton song that I could imagine.  As I got entranced by the dullness of the situation I noticed that the lights were slowly getting dimmer.  As Michael Bolton's voice became silent, Dr....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Genetic Enhancement

- Genetic Enhancement It is unlikely for us to worry about genetic enhancement is inevitable because there is skepticism arises from three sources: futurology and its limits, the science of behavioral genetics, and human nature itself. Most people agree that genetic enhancement is inevitable. However, the technological predictions have always been wrong. We know this is true that, for instance, the experts have predicted that by the turn of the century we would live in domed cities, commute by jet-pack, and clean our home with nuclear-powered vacuum cleaners wielded by robot maids....   [tags: Papers]

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Genetic Engineering: Therapeutic vs Enhancement

- Outline: Thesis : Children’s genes should be left untouched unless there is something terribly wrong, such as a sickness or disease. I. Our world has become obsessed with the idea of enhancements. A. Most common among young adults. B. Want to be perfect in every way. C. Think genetic enhancement is the answer. II. Genetic enhancements are going to revolutionize the world of tomorrow. A. Types of Genetic enhancements: 1. Change Hair Color. 2. Change Eye Color. 3. Increased Athletic ability....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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From the Bigs to NU: Performance Enhancement

- From the Bigs to NU: Performance Enhancement From the very first time he touched the newest and hottest in a long line of drug fads, Justin Hedrick, then high school running back, now star pitcher for the Northeastern baseball team, was swept up in the craze of ephedra. Looking back, he realizes what a fortunate decision he made to stop using the common muscle supplement linked to as many as 155 deaths around the country since its introduction in the mid-1990s. “Before (football) season, we used to cut down a little bit of weight in order to see how fast we could run or get our 40 times up a bit,” he said....   [tags: Journalism Essays]

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Man and Superman, by Henry Greely

- When introducing any new ideas, there are risks and benefits that come with it. In “Man and Superman,” Henry Greely discusses the views on biological enhancement. He introduces his ideas by first showing that humans have always tried to enhance themselves, “since we first shaped stones, controlled fire and domesticated animals.” (Greely 1) Greely then discusses the common fears and misconceptions that people have about genetic enhancement. They are: 1. Enhancement is cheating, 2. Enhancement will eliminate our sufferings, and 3....   [tags: Genetic Enhancement of Humans]

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Islamic and Catholic Views on Genetic Engineering

- Primary and Secondary sources found that Gene Enhancement had no place in the religions of Catholicism and Islam; both believe it is selfish, unnecessary and unethical. It is an embellishment to human vanity and additionally, insults human integrity when the offspring is affected by the technology. (What is the Catholic view on genetic engineering. - Mary Meets Dolly. 12/ 05/ 2014.) The Catholic Church In 1983, Pope John Paul II mentioned in an address “genetic enhancement was permissible- indeed, laudable- even from a Catholic point of view, as long as it met certain basic moral rules....   [tags: gene enhancement, ethics, morality]

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Review of Empirical Studies: The Usage of Games in Foreign Language Acquisition

- This paper reviews literature on serious games in the Foreign Language (FL) acquisition with the respect to grammar skills enhancement and attitudes towards grammar. The search identified a significant body of studies that tended to focus on the implementation of serious games in FL vocabulary and listening skills development, and both teachers and international students’ perceptions on grammar. However, there has been comparatively little exploration of serious games impact on FL learners’ grammar achievements and attitudinal change towards grammar....   [tags: grammar, skills enhancement]

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Human Genetic Engineering is a Recipe for Social Discrimination

- Genetic engineering will lead to an unfair social caste system placed upon the nation. In the long run, there will be more negative effects of genetically modifying humans. The nation will end up dividing or further widening the gap between social classes by distinct groups who are genetically engineered and those who are not. Edwin Etieyibo, a philosophy professor argues that, "[I]t's [genetic enhancement technology] use would lead to unjust outcomes, i.e. create a genetic caste system, and with it the exacerbation ad perpetuation of existing socio-economic inequalities....   [tags: enhancement, social caste system]

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Shouls Steroids be Legal? Personal Opinion Essay

- Let’s even out the playing field. . If you thought Bill Romanowski was the only player in the game to use steroids, then chances are you’ve never played against Liberty Hill. Steroids are the source of size and mass. I am a firm believer that Coach Craig Slaughter’s summer program can make you bigger, faster, and stronger. But imagine if instead of one summer, you had a whole year. Well, one summer with steroids and can easily make that theoretical one whole year happen. Most people have an immaculate misconception about steroids, mostly because of the media....   [tags: Sports, Enhancement, Testosterone]

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Challenges Faced By Employees, Diversity, And Job Enhancement, Job Enrichment And Career Goals

- Being a manager, you face several challenges in encouraging your employees in today’s work place. The top three challenges I believe to be the toughest challenge managers face is getting to know their employees, diversity, and job enhancement, job enrichment, and career goals. These were not challenge managers encountered in the workforce fifty years ago. Getting to know your employee is the most important challenge a manager faces because there are so many of them. In today’s workforce, managers encounter not only one gender of workers, but two....   [tags: Motivation, Employment, Management, Challenge]

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E–Procurement: Impact Analysis on the Enhancement of Performance of Tour Companies in Arusha

- Currently, the buying and selling of products by organizations is undergoing a transformation. The traditional purchasing activities, which involved mails and faxes, are quickly becoming outdated (Ndullu, Semboja and Mbelle 1998). These labor-intensive non-value adding processes are now strategic tools to enhance performance in organizations all over the world. Arusha, the region in the northern part of Tanzania is blessed with very rich resources in terms of wildlife. Home to the Serengeti, host of the most wonderful event nature has to offer - the great migration and the rich cultural heritage of her people puts the tourism industry among the heavyweight economic drivers though it is stil...   [tags: Business Management ]

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Hilary Duff Plastic Surgery For Breast Augmentation, Rhinoplasty And Lip Enhancement

- Hilary Duff Plastic Surgery has helped her in reclaiming the title of one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses of all time. She has undergone cosmetic surgeries for breast augmentation, rhinoplasty and lip enhancement which has brought her back into the public eye. Hilary Duff Plastic Surgery has been the talk between her fans on the internet as her gorgeous and charming looks are back which were fading with age. She started her career as a Disney star character Lizzie McGuire and soon become America’s Sweetheart....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast implant, Breast]

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Genetic Interventions and the Ethics of Enhancement of Human Beings by Julian Savulescu

- The evolution of technology has been hand in hand with the human subjugation of earth, but the question persists, when does the use of technology go too far. Advances in medical science have increased the average human lifespan and improved the quality of life for individuals. Medical science and biology are steadily arriving at new ways to alter humans by the use of advanced genetic alteration. This technology gives rise to the question of how this new technology ought to be used, if at all....   [tags: genetics, morality, technology]

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Adderall: Mircle or Curse Drug

- What student would not like to write a huge paper within in an hour instead of four hours. Adderal is a cognitive enhancing stimulant; according to Danielle Bickelmann Susie Lomelino “[it] is a drug widely reported to increase alertness, concentration and overall cognitive performance, while decreasing fatigue – but it is also a drug widely abused across college campuses” (Highly Addictive Nature of Prescription 1). “Adderall is a synthetic drug that contains a combination of amphetamine salts. Approximately 72.7 percent of Adderall is made of lisdexamfetamine (Vyanse), and the rest is levoamphetamin” (Moore 90)....   [tags: cognitive enhancement stimulant, ADD]

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The Enhancement Of Skills Needed For A Better Understanding Of What They Full Potential?

- INTRODUCTION The enhancement of skills gives for a better understanding of what they full potential could be to better lives. (Crebert, Bates, Barry bell, Patrick, Cagnolini, 2004) a study was carried out to find out how the university study, work placement and post- graduation employment developed the students skills, the information gotten from the survey showed that 78.9% could develop there skills, 65.2% where made aware if the importance of the generic skills, 82.5% realized the opportunity they where given during work placement for skills development....   [tags: Learning, University, Future, Better]

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Application Of Training Programs For Performance Enhancement The Area Of Healthcare An Insurance

- I am looking to utilize my 20 plus years’ experience within an organization which embraces the culture of growth and development, stability and career enhancement the area of Healthcare an insurance. I have also held various positions in regards to Insurance as a Claims Manager, Provider Contract Administrator and Project Lead. Ins regards to Healthcare, I have supervised as a Health Manager, Coordinator and leader. Contracted as an independent consultant to assist this emerging Risk Services Company in its national growth strategies....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Management]

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Students’ Perception on the Enhancement of Soft Skills Toward Products Promotion

- “Soft Skills was a common term in the 1960s and 1970s. Students and teachers considered the term akin to human relations, interpersonal communication and team building, all of which encompass skills that form the foundation for building relationships” (Kamin, 2013). Relationships are vital not only people’s personal lives but also their professional ones. In the professional workplace, teamwork relationship is needed to attain a common goal and achieve success. In order for this teamwork to proceed harmoniously, people must know how to properly apply soft skills in the best way possible....   [tags: advertising, marketing, promotion]

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Costmetic Dentistry: Lip Augmentation

- ... The main focus is given to the shape of the lips and balance between the lips. The surgery should be done such that the new lip look perfectly matches the face. Several factors such as age, gender, facial shape, and personal aspires, are taken into concern prior to the lip correction surgery. Lip reduction treatment tends to provide desired shape and size to the lips. Compared to UK, United States, and other such countries, the Lip Reduction cost in India is affordable. Complications: Lip augmentation procedure does not involve too much risk, compared to other cosmetic procedures....   [tags: lip enhancement, technology]

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Media Essay - Advertisements for Body Enhancement Supplements

- Advertisements for Body Enhancement Supplements There is evidence that shows that at least one scientist reported 100 years ago that testosterone is the cause of masculine features in males. But 100 years ago this was yet to be proven. That is approximately how long the idea of a product which aids in the enhancement of mass and strength for people was around. However, when the actual development of the product came around, the advertisements designed to aid in the sales and production of the product left a lot to be desired compared to what is available....   [tags: Persuasive Essay, Argumentative]

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Patriot Act 2: The Domestic Security Enhancement Act

- Patriot Act 2: The Domestic Security Enhancement Act After the horrendous terrorist attack on the New York Trade Center a new Bill was passed by congress shortly after September 11, 2004. This bill is known as The Domestic Security Enhancement Act also called Patriot Act 2. This bill was designed as a follow-up to the USA Patriot Act to work in increasing government surveillance, detention and other law enforcement powers while reducing basic checks and balances on such powers. By the beginning of the year 2003 a draft of the legislation was available....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Harm of Radical Life Extension

- “Radical [life] enhancement is a way of exiting the human species” (Agar). Radical enhancement is referring to an attempt to permanent or temporary alterations to the human body, in this case, the human life span. The social movement of supporting radical life enhancement is known as transhumanism. Within the past few years, there has been much more talk of radical life enhancement. This would mean possibly adding years to the average human life span. There is much controversy over the topic and whether it is ethical or not....   [tags: Radical Enhancement, Humans, Life Span]

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Distance Learning as an Effective Enhancement to the Elementary School Curriculum

- Distance Learning as an Effective Enhancement to the Elementary School Curriculum Distance learning does not replace the existing classroom; rather it has proven to be an effective and useful tool in expanding the elementary school curriculum. Distance learning is defined as the “education for students working at home, with little or no face-to-face with teachers and with material provided remotely, for example through email, television, or correspondence” (Encarta World English Dictionary, 2001)....   [tags: essays papers]

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Similarity and Its Connection to the Strength, Success, and Overall Happiness of Interpersonal Relatonships

- Similarity and Its Connection to the Strength, Success, and Overall Happiness of Interpersonal Relationships Since time immemorial, social interactions, and the subsequent relationships that bloom from them, have been often explained by the old adage “Birds of a feather flock together”. This refers to a fact of simple human nature: we are most attracted to things that share traits with us. For example, those with a penchant for thrill-seeking behavior and activities will not be attracted to a person of shrewish nature....   [tags: Self-Trancendence, Self-Enhancement, Honesty]

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Exposing Walter Glannon 's Position On The Differentially Between Gene Therapy And Gene Enhancement

- In this paper, I will negatively expose Walter Glannon’s position on the differentially between gene therapy and gene enhancement. His argument fails because gene therapy and genetic enhancement is morally impermissible because its manipulation and destruction of embryos shows disrespect for human life and discrimination against people with disabilities. According to Walter Glannon, he argues that gene therapy must be distinguished from genetic enhancement. He states that there is a clear difference between both for the reason that gene therapy is morally acceptable if it is anticipated to ensure or restore normal functions yet it is morally prohibited if it is aimed at enriching these func...   [tags: DNA, Gene, Human genome, Genetics]

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Genetic Enhancement of a Child’s Memory: A Search for a Private and Public Morality

- Genetic Enhancement of a Child’s Memory: A Search for a Private and Public Morality ABSTRACT: Prospects of human genetic modification raise the question of genetic enhancement of memory. A moral framework that takes into account the tension between the roles of parent and citizen on the question of genetically enhancing a child’s memory is presented. Weaknesses of both moral liberalism and moral communitarianism are addressed: a tyranny of a powerful minority of liberalism, while a tyranny of orthodoxy and a tyranny of perfectionism plague different forms of communitarianism....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Science Essays]

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Curricular Enhancement

- Palisades High School is a small rural school in Bucks County Pennsylvania, and is home to an elite football team and renown turf field in the area. There is one thing that this school prides itself on, and that is school spirit. This school spirit runs deep through the students, administration, and parents. One family has roots so deep in the school that they have four generations that have passed through the district. This family is the Carr family. The Carr’s have been devoted to Palisades and its athletics program for over twenty-five years; the father (Scott Carr Senior), the father’s brothers, his brother’s sons, and his sons have all played for the Palisades High School football team....   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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Vehicle Safety Enhancement

- Since safety is one of the main top buying consideration for customers, significant inventions which improve the safety of cars plays a huge role in bringing up the sales for each car manufacturers. Many car makers compete to create cars with high level of safety, meeting the demand of the motoring public. German automobile manufacturing company BMW’s current productions feature several new technologies such as the Active Blind Spot Detection in their 7 series flagship (2009 models). A lot of cars on the road these days have blind spot monitoring systems, in which the visual warnings will be displayed on the side mirrors to let the driver know about the car approaching from the blind spot....   [tags: cars, vehicle communication, airbag]

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Coast Community Enhancement

- • Longshore drift occurs as the movement of particles going in and out of the ocean causes these particles to move up and down the coast and beach. This movement forms the coastline at Point Peron. At Point Peron the longshore drift is heading in a Southerly direction, causing the particles to move down the beach as shown in the photograph below. The waves are coming onto the beach carrying particles of sand and small sediments such as shell pieces, which are deposited onto the beach before the water recedes....   [tags: cultural objects and improvement]

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Concerns about Cognitive Enhancements

- At around 410 BCE, Socrates denounced literacy, believing that the seeming permanence of the recorded word would trick youth into believing that they had found knowledge. Socrates believed that true knowledge came from experiences alone. However, centuries later, humanity has found itself enhanced by literacy, allowing for the recording of thoughts and the communication of them without the need for the author to be present. Historical records have shown that humans are not born with the ability to read; we enhance ourselves by taking advantage of neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to modify itself based on which neurons are activated....   [tags: extensions of mental capacities]

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Semantic Web: An Enhancement of the Current Web

- The vast content of the World-Wide Web is used by millions. Many users employs a search engine to begin their Web activity. The query is usually a list of keywords, and the result returned is also a list of Web pages that may or may not be relevant, typically pages that contain the keywords [4]. The web of today lacks metadata which can be read by other computers. Metadata is data about data, such that, it would be possible to distinguish between 1984 (a number), 1984 (a date), 1984 (a film starring John Hurt) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (a novel by George Orwell)....   [tags: web of tomorrow, search engine, query]

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Social Media and its Enhancement of Public Speaking

- Society is adapting and altering as technology continues growing and changing. It is becoming an essential part of life and the number one source of communication in the twenty first century. It is changing how society thinks and how people connect all over the world. Humanity have been given a gift, a piece of technology that is more powerful than anything ever put before us and use it to create a global community challenging and inspiring the world. It has revolutionized the idea of public speaking, it has changed the status quo, and it has expanded the power to interact with anyone at anytime....   [tags: Thoughts, Business, Blogs]

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Performance Enhancement of Power Varied Adhoc Routing

- Connected devices have become a trend, with every devices from your home to your vehicle forming a highly connected environment. Internet of Things (IoT) [1] is a newly coined term allowing any device to form a network. The process becomes a bit complex when the nodes are in constant motion called MANETs [2], such a network will have nodes coming in and leaving in a short time. This requires a routing protocol that can find a path from source to destination with links that will exist till at least the final transmission [3][[4]....   [tags: link duration, routing, nodes, cluster]

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Sport Enhancing Drugs

- Sports in the 20th century are one of the most watched things on television. Every kid wants to grow up and be the next Derek Jeter, Usain Bolt, or even LeBron James. Sports keeps everyone thrilled and in shape, in sports people may not get along because, ethnicity or the level of talent another person has. This is why performance enhancing drugs have been the most talked about topic for decades. In many situations people are peer pressured, or in need of a certain high to get through their problems....   [tags: PED, Enhancement]

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Stylization of Film and the Enhancement of Narrative through Cinematography, Mise-en-Scene and Editing

- The juxtaposition of still frames edited together to make a moving picture that tells a story. There are many counterparts that a makes up a film. You have the storyline, plot, characters, mise-en-scene cinematography and editing. Based on these counterparts and how they are orchestrated to portray a story, gives insight in which the audience follows along with the story and whether each counterparts contribute in a significant way to a plot to make the film a whole. How does editing contribute to the narration to a film....   [tags: film, television studies]

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Improvement of Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens Strain for Enhancement of α- Amylase Production

- INTRODUCTION α-Amylases(E.C. 3.2.1.1.) are starch-degrading enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of internal a-1,4-O- -glycosidic bonds in polysaccharides with the retention of a-anomeric configuration in the products. Bacillus amyloliquefaciens find potential application in a number of industrial processes such as in food, fermentation, textiles and paper industries [1]. Most of the a-amylases are metalloenzymes, which require calcium ions (Ca2+) for their activity, structural integrity and stability[2]....   [tags: enzyme, pH, starch processing]

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Initiatives in Singaporean Education

- (I) Introduction i. Intent of the Study/Focus/Purpose The Singapore education aims to provide every child the best education (Wolf and Bokhorst-Heng, 2008, p. 151). With this aim in mind, a number of recent, current and ongoing initiatives are introduced to cater to the needs of Singaporean children so as to prepare them for a comprehensive development through quality instruction, appraisal system and learning (Kim et al., 2010). To be done away are rote learning of content and model answers and drilling without understanding of concepts and content (Saravanan, 2005, p....   [tags: Learning Enhancement, Feedback, Impact]

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Technology in Law Enforcement

- Technology used in policing enhances law enforcement organizations’ ability to function because it has improved police databases, reports, tracking, and forensics (DOJ, 2004). In addition, a less-lethal weapon is designed to disable, capture, or immobilize a suspect without killing them. However, occasionally deaths do happen as a result of less-lethal weapons which include kinetic energy, electrical, acoustic, and chemical weapons. Furthermore, violence, disease, and infected evidence are dangers that law enforcement officers face today....   [tags: Database, Enhancement, Weapons]

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Design Productivity Enhancement Through NBS & Netbatch

- Why NetBatch. At my workplace, we have way more computing needs for the number of machines we own. Hence, it would be economically infeasible to buy enough machines to satisfy our peak consumption, which is growing constantly. NetBatch is a tool, which allows our organization to maximize utilization of the available computing resources. This paper discusses about NetBatch and NBS, a package around NetBatch that handles job management, which use principles of queuing, job scheduling, sequencing to achieve its goals....   [tags: Information Technology Alternative Case Study]

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Body Piercing: Reclamation, Enhancement, And Self-Expression

- In America the practice of body piercing is everywhere, especially among young people, who are getting several parts of their bodies pierced either as an affirmation of their personal individuality, as a means of sexual gratification or stimulation, a reclamation of their bodies from physical or emotional trauma, or for as a means of adornment. Whatever the reason, it's widespread. Body piercing is the piercing of the ears, nose, septum, cheeks, lip, tongue, nipples, navel, clitoris, labia, penis, and scrotum....   [tags: Body Piercing Fashion Trends Essays]

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