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"Everything has a moral, if only you can find it" - L.C.
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How the Supreme Court Gene Patent Decision Will Affect Biotech - D-brief

How the Supreme Court Gene Patent Decision Will Affect Biotech - D-brief | Moral Development | Scoop.it
Naturally-occurring human genes cannot be patented the Supreme Court ruled. The decision centered on BRCA genes whose patents are owned by Myriad Genetics.
Cindy Tam's insight:

Sometimes the bigger picture requires us to ask questions of greater relevance to our condition:  How can patents on genes and biological products benefit us?  In what ways can they harm us?

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Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations | Moral Development | Scoop.it
The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows
Cindy Tam's insight:

When do you take a stand for your principles and when do you quietly put them aside?  If you could stand up for your principles without repercussions how would your life be different?  Do individuals have a moral duty to disobey unjust laws?

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