The ethical question of chip implantation
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... CHIPs: We Can But Should We? 03/28 CHIPs: We Can But Should We? As pointed out by ethicists, there is a tendency to seek the most efficient outcome over the most ethical, or moral, procedure. Similar to this notion of the efficient as prior to the ethical is the idea that because a new technology exists, and it has the support of the corporate interest that created it, that this new technology ought to be implemented. For instance, this attitude is clearly seen during discussions of whether the world ought to embrace genetically modified foods. Because the technology is there, the argument goes, and it is ready to be deployed to everyone, this necessarily implies that we are bound to using it....