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1) Genomic medicine promises relief of a number of conditions but this medicine also threatens a disvaluation if not the elimination of persons already exhibiting this or that undesirable trait.
Worse, it has also encouraged the total disvaluation, exclusion from value, and thus expendability of all lives both human and nonhuman that appear to contribute little or nothing of monetary value to the economic whole (Clark, 1993, pp.