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    A question of ethics

    Question 1:

    I go into a lab, create a unicellular eukaryotic organism that will kill millions. I infect flying insects to serve as the delivery system.

    If I release it, am I evil?

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    No, no....it was due to a guy eating a pear or a fig, because his naked girlfriend convinced him to, because a talking snake convinced her to eat the fruit, 6000 years ago.

    You're completely in the clear.
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    Yes, you are evil.
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    Interesting that none of the theists want to answer this question...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Czernobog View Post
    Question 1:

    I go into a lab, create a unicellular eukaryotic organism that will kill millions. I infect flying insects to serve as the delivery system.

    If I release it, am I evil?

    The first ethics question to answer... is

    you create a unicellular eukaryotic organism that will kill millions

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    Quote Originally Posted by Czernobog View Post
    Question 1:

    I go into a lab, create a unicellular eukaryotic organism that will kill millions. I infect flying insects to serve as the delivery system.

    If I release it, am I evil?
    Clarifications, please:

    #1. "Millions" of what? Millions of ants? Mosquitos? Fluffy kittens? Human beings?

    #2. What is your purpose?

    #3. WHO are you/What is your place? Are you simply a scientist? Is this a tool of war, or a system to exterminate pests?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Czernobog View Post
    Question 1:

    I go into a lab, create a unicellular eukaryotic organism that will kill millions. I infect flying insects to serve as the delivery system.

    If I release it, am I evil?
    Kills millions of what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Czernobog View Post
    Question 1:

    I go into a lab, create a unicellular eukaryotic organism that will kill millions. I infect flying insects to serve as the delivery system.

    If I release it, am I evil?
    yes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rorschach View Post
    Clarifications, please:

    #1. "Millions" of what? Millions of ants? Mosquitos? Fluffy kittens? Human beings?
    People. I'm talking about creating an organism that will kill people. Sorry. Didn't realise that would need clarifying.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rorschach View Post
    #2. What is your purpose?
    Again, I thought the purpose was self explanatory. To kill millions.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rorschach View Post
    #3. WHO are you/What is your place? Are you simply a scientist? Is this a tool of war, or a system to exterminate pests?
    Just a scientist.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Czernobog View Post
    People. I'm talking about creating an organism that will kill people. Sorry. Didn't realise that would need clarifying.


    Again, I thought the purpose was self explanatory. To kill millions.


    Just a scientist.


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    Then you are doing an act of "Evil."

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