PROMPT #1: REPRODUCTIVE GENETIC ENGINEERING: Do you think it is a good idea to ‘upgrade’ our DNA? Should we, for instance, use gene editing to protect embryos from susceptibility to major diseases and prevent other debilitating genetic conditions from being passed on through them to future generations? Explain your answer.
PROMPT #2: DISABILITY: Susan Wendell in “Who is Disabled?” (pp. 30-33) objects to the phrase ‘people with disabilities’ (pp. 30-33). Do you agree with her objections? Explain your answer.
PROMPT #3: DEAF CULTURE: Should Deaf parents have the right to bring deaf children up as members of Deaf Culture? Should hearing parents have the right to bring deaf children up as members of Deaf Culture? Explain your answers.