No-Code: John’s life was determined to be not worthy of fixing (they did not think he needed the valve replacement). People with disabilities
often cannot afford private or employer-sponsored insurance and are reliant on government assistance. Read the following articles and comment on what is
society’s role in taking care of those who cannot take care of themselves. What do you think the Biden administration should propose to fix this problem?
http://www.mdpi.com/2075-471X/6/4/25/htm (Links to an external site.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarahkim/2019/12/17/t… (Links to an external site.)
Watch the following video on Eugenics and research the eugenics movement. Choose at least one topic to comment on:
If we could eradicate disabilities should we?
What moral implications does Eugenics pose?
What ethical implications does Eugenics pose?
Who decides what normal is? In the 1920 and 30s promiscuity was deemed a reason for sterilization…What is normal to you?
Read the post comments below the video and comment on whether in today’s climate this could happen again.
For at least three days keep a log of all of your spending. If you get a coffee, gas, anything….log it.
You spend it, you write it down. At the end of the three days calculate how much you spent on incidental
items and determine your average daily spending–then multiple that number by 30. John had $30 month for incidentals (soap, shampoo, cigarettes).
How would you do if you had John’s budget? Write a reflection on how John’s lack of money contributed to his problems.
I want to see your average spending and your reflection