Click on the “ETHICS.pdf” attachment below and read the essays by Robert McGinn & Paul Alcorn in their entirety, pages 45 – 69. The reading is taken from the following text: Hjorth, L., Eichler, B., Khan, A., & Morello, J. (2008) Technology and Society: Issues For The 21st Century & Beyond (3rd ed.). Ohio: Prentice Hall.
Ethics – Hjorth.pdf
After reading the essays, click on the “Designer Children” Forum discussion by 11:55:00pm on Sunday, March 1st.
Writing Assignment Two
Write a two page, typed, double spaced, 12 pt. font, one inch margins paper fully answering the following: Examine the relationship between ethics and a current controversial issue by comparing consequentialism OR deontology OR utilitarianism to ONE of the following issues:
Euthanasia and/or Physician Assisted Suicide
Abortion Artificial Intelligence Climate or Geo-Engineering
Genetically Modified Foods
Government regulation of content on the Internet
Flat tax rate for all citizens Online learning
Stem cell research
Performance enhancing drugs/procedures for athletes
NOTE: You are only choosing ONE of the above issues! A minimum of three sources, your text and the McGinn/Alcorn essays can be two of them, need to be utilized in your response; a cover page and references page must also be included (the cover page and works cited page are not one of your two pages). For those of you utilizing online sources, review the “website reliability” document below. Be sure and cite all resources that you use utilizing APA 6th Edition documentation format (don’t forget page numbers and running head!). This is to be turned in, I.e. placed in the WRITING ASSIGNMENT TWO DROPBOX below, no later than 11:55:00pm on Sunday, March 1st. website reliability checklist.pdf
NOTE : THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE PLACED IN THE HEADER – I.E. THIS INFORMATION NEEDS TO APPEAR AT THE TOP OF EVERY PAGE:
FIRST & LAST NAME
NOTE : POINTS WILL BE TAKEN AWAY IF THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS NOT IN THE HEADER ON EVERY PAGE OF YOUR PAPER!