* 1. Do you think genetic engineering should be banned due to safety concerns?

* 2. If you answered yes to #1, explain why it should be banned?

* 3. Should scientists be allowed to insert new genes into food crops to improve nutritional value, shelf life, taste, color, or pest resistance?

* 4. Should genetic research be done to replace defective genes in humans with better, modified genes?

* 5. Do you think humans and animals should be cloned?

* 6. Explain why or why not humans and animals should be cloned?

* 7. Should scientists clone animals with special characteristics in order to use them to make new antibodies for humans?

* 8. Who should have control over decisions related to genetic engineering: the government, medical establishments, or individuals? Why?

* 9. Is there a difference between manipulating genes for the purpose of advancing medicine and physically improving the human species?

* 10. Do you think parents should have the right to choose the genetic makeup of their children (i.e. hair color, eye color, etc.)?

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