Enhancement and Desire: Japanese Qualms about Where Biotechnology is Taking Us


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Japan's Buddhists view bodily enhancement neither negatively in terms of sin nor positively as repairing the world. They prefer prudence, however, due to the fact that human desires will be enflamed by proffered new biotechnologies and ironically increase psychosocial dissatisfaction. In spite of great pressures for bodily enhancements within in East Asian societies, bioethicists issue strong cautions
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DOI 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2008.00238.x
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