P​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​ROMPT The three short stories we are reading imagine a futuristic world in which the protagonists’ bodies and minds have been altered or augmented, robotically or biologically, in some way, challenging us to examine what it means to be human.

 With the prospects for artificially enhanced bodies, workers, and companions, what are the sensible and ethical approaches to these technologies?

 Write a 4-5 pp. research paper (1000-1250 words) in which you both explain the controversy over a specific contemporary application in one of these fields and argue the extent to which you endorse it.