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Designer Babies by RedRachel on April 22nd, 2014, 11:13 am
Scientific Question:
Could PGD be used to choose the sex of a baby?

A designer baby is a baby whose genetic makeup has been selected in order to eradicate a particular defect, or to ensure that a particular gene is present. In a way parents have the chance to play God by choosing what characteristics they want in their child. With the way the world is and technology advancing so much we will soon be able to choose they eye or hair color. PGD can be used to look at the sex of an embryo. The first PGD treatment was used to treat a sex-linked disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Only male babies can inherit this disease, so PGD was used to select female embryos which will not have the disease. Michael Sandel’s article, Designer Babies: The Problem with Genetic Engineering explains the growing debate on genetic engineering and if there should be limits to it what changes a parent can and can’t make to their child. Humans are born with a competitive nature to be able to do better tha...

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Muhammad during Battles by Hendrick Laursen on September 2nd, 2014, 3:46 pm
There are many things to be discussed, but I prefer to start discussing with prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) War Behaviors and Moralities. Note that as I’m quoting from Arabic reference books, some of these names might be written in another spelling in other English books or websites. I'm writing nothing from myself, it's all the result of my 10-hours study from Reliable Islamic reference history books. I'll cite as I write. You can search all the keywords in Wikipedia, for further studying.
Muhammad’s amnesty, forgiving and mercy on his enemies are somehow stunning as follows:

1) In the Battle of Hunayn, not only he forgave the majority of his adversary forces, he returned back their goods (taken during the war) and freed their captives, he forgave Malik bin 'Awf, the head of the Hawazin tribe, and gave him 100 camels –while he was still infidel.
After Malik accepted Islam, Muhammad appointed him as the head of the Muslims of Hawazin and Bani-Sa’ad tribes, who were – as Ibn- Hisham writes – ov...

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Questions and Answers by Newagemystic on October 25th, 2011, 10:55 pm
Since this is my first blog I thought I'd do something simple. So, here you may ask me questions or simply talk to me. As long as the questions don't entail my name, location, or anything too personal I shall do my best to answer :)
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booze before noon by Char0n on March 17th, 2014, 8:24 am
drive the snakes out... two fingers of milk... a splash of vodka... and a snoot of kahlua... a dude abides... but it just goes to show you its not just jameson and guinness... it isn't all green as clover and potato famine... there are worse things you could be doing with the AM hours... the greatest sin and sociopathy... the breath of life is flammable so lit on spirits... is god asleep at the wheel... or just hungover...
it is pronounced gyro... like gyroscopic... and yes i am aware that lamb is more easter... but with lent you are supposed to eat fish on friday and give something up for 40 days... then the stone rolls away and you can go back to whatever bad habbit you prefer to destroy yourself with... because catholicism has all the infrastructure, the steeples, the fonts, the tabernacles... talk about too big to fail... no, catholicism is a shanty town... all corrugated metal roofs on cathedral sized cardboard or plywood walls...
is experience emperical, does experience affect ontological...

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Satan is a friend of mine by Sonseed by Sisyphus on March 24th, 2010, 11:53 pm
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