Give 2 examples of the question below and explain briefly the reasons behind why you have chosen them?Question - 'Science cannot yet answer?'   Give 2 examples of this question and explain...

Give 2 examples of the question below and explain briefly the reasons behind why you have chosen them?

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'Science cannot yet answer?'

 

Give 2 examples of this question and explain briefly the reasons behind why you have chosen them?

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M.P. Ossa eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Two examples of the question: Science cannot yet answer?

1. Science cannot yet answer which is more influential in the life of a human being: Nature or Nurture. Can someone be born with "good" or "bad" genes and make choices according to their genes REGARDLESS of his or her upbringing? If so, how often can that happen, or why cannot it happen in a steady pattern.

I chose this because, after reading about the biography of Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial rapist and killer, if you dig back in what was his life, you see a pair of church-going, God-fearing, educated parents with not a slight hair of violence in their body. How could they have given birth to the monster Dahmer? Could he have just been "born that way?"

2. The second example of "science cannot yet answer" is telepathic signaling among twins. Science has explored this topic, especially in cases when one twin feels the physical pain of the other when the other gets hurt. Nazi doctors tried to conduct experiments of the same kind, yet, there is no conclusive product that could show per se what are the processes involved in this.

I chose this topic because after I saw in the Nuremberg trials the exposed experiments conducted with twins, it broke my heart to think that, if it is indeed possible for twins to feel each other's pains, then those doctors were conducting the most abominable experiment of them all.