Ron Epstein

Ron Epstein has a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. He is Research Professor at the Institute for World Religions in Berkeley, lecturer at San Francisco State University, and has been a practicing Buddhist for over thirty years. His Web site, Genetic Engineering and Its Dangers , provides further information

Magazine Body & Mind

Genetic Engineering: A Buddhist Assessment

What will it be like to be a Buddhist in a future world where your life starts with your parents designing your genes? In addition to screening for unwanted genetic diseases, they select for sex, height, eye, hair, and skin color, and, if your parents are Buddhists, maybe even genes that allow you to sit […]

By Ron Epstein
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