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Moral Issues within "Gattaca"

Summary: Examines the moral isues in the movie "Gattaca" directed by Andrew Niccol. Keywords: science, genethics, genetic engineering, human engineering
"In the world of science, Genethics is a term used to refer to the study of ethical, social and moral issues involved in human engineering."

Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol, is a movie that contains many of these "genethical" issues. This movie reflects society's pressures for perfection, deals with one man who us trying to overcome a type of "gene" prejudice. It also questions the audience to wonder is genetic engineering correct.

Is it morally correct to crush an individual's dreams because they don't conform to society's idea of perfection? "Gattaca" is a movie where you are not treated as a person, a human being with emotions, but you are your DNA. This futuristic form of prejudice shows a look into the future where discrimination is not as simple as black and white or Hitler's idea of blonde hair, blue eyed perfection. The difference is simply between invalid...

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