Rebecca Sklootdec: Your Cells. Their Research. Your Permission?
Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects
and give your opinion:
I think, there are very important points that are not addressed by
the NY Times article. In fact, there is an underlying metaphor in that article about our cellphones doubling as our surveillance bracelets we even pay for, that is not being well exploited.
As we all know well, anything that the MIC (military industrial
complex), politicians and police can mess with they will ultimately
use to abuse people. As part of the so-called patriot act, the U.S.
government has access to all our medical records. Now, how exactly do our medical records relate to our individual civil and moral
convictions? That they don’t explain because it is a “National Security” secret
They will use such methods as forms of coercion, persecution and
“experimentation” on a mass scale. This is happening in our times
already. I am not talking about science fiction or a dystopia. Medical
professionals such as members of APA have been offering “their
scientific expertise” to the CIA and the FBI, while torturing people
who haven’t even committed any crimes, even though torture is
supposedly illegal by U.S. and international laws.
One’s individual’s right to bodily integrity is already a human
right. Nowadays, we live under 24×7 surveillance, will they also own
our bodies, DNA? At the very least consent will raise those issues to
truth and peace and love