Testing on human beings has brought a lot of good into the world, including many new cures and treatments that have benefited millions. However, it is also true that experimentation has occurred, does occur and will occur with or without our knowledge and consent.
There have been surface benefits from experimentation, but we are far too naive as a species to realize all the externalities of our experimentations. Who knows where fluoridated water, high fructose corn syrup, and endocrine disruptors may tell us 100 or 1000 years from now.
What we swim in all day long, we are just finding out…
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