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Avengers: Age of Ultron: What moral limits should be placed upon genetic engineering?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the concept of the sanctity of life.
  • Awareness of different forms of reproductive technology and genetic engineering.
  • Understanding of different arguments for and against reproductive technology and genetic engineering.
  • Consideration of future consequences of current advances in reproductive technology and genetic engineering.

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The Bourne Legacy: What (if any) limits should be placed on scientific research with the intention of improving the human condition?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the concept of the Sanctity of Life.
  • Awareness of different forms of reproductive technology and genetic engineering.
  • Understanding of different arguments for and against reproductive technology and genetic engineering.
  • Consideration of future consequences of current advances in reproductive technology and genetic engineering.

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Doctor Who: Time Heist: What factors influence someone’s decision of whether to bring their own life to an end?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand different views about when and how life ends.
  • Understanding of different arguments for and against euthanasia, and the alternatives.
  • Awareness of different Christian views about suicide.
  • Awareness of other moral dilemmas involved in assisted deaths.

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Tony Nicklinson: Who has the right to decide when someone should die?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding of the concept of Sanctity of Life.
  • Understanding of different arguments for and against euthanasia, and the alternatives.
  • Awareness of different Christian views about suicide.
  • Awareness of other moral dilemmas involved in assisted deaths.

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Never Let Me Go: What factors should be taken into account when deciding whether or not to create cloned human beings?

Learning Objectives:

  • Awareness of different forms of reproductive technology and genetic engineering.
  • Understanding of different arguments for and against reproductive technology.
  • Consideration of future consequences of current advances in reproductive technology.

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