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Is Genome Editing Ethically Sound?
June's topic will be conducted by Brother Kathy Bidwell on a study of Freemasonry: Is Genome Editing Ethically Sound? After a short lecture, a discussion and debate by the group will follow. Genome editing is considered to be one of the greatest advances in medical science, while others feel designing our DNA is too much like playing God. What are the ethical and social implications of genomic medicine? Do they outweigh the advantages? We'll look at the latest in genome editing technology and discuss it's potential impact on society. We'll also consider the implications that this technology could have on our free will, and would that affect our ability and/or eligibility to be Masons. Mission Statement The Masonic Philosophical Society embraces the concept of learning, not for school, but for life, and believes that all men, who seek it, deserve access to continued education. We further embrace the concept of a community environment, where ideas can be shared and debated in an open forum. From the seven liberal arts to the arcane, we seek to gain and to share the knowledge that is the legacy of mankind. More Resources Website: http://www.philosophicalsociety.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/masonicphilosophicalsociety Learn more about Freemasonry: http://www.universalfreemasonry.org

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This group meets monthly to discuss subjects of import to humanity and how it relates to Freemasonry. From philosophy and religion to science, history, and politics, this study center debates any subject under the sun in the hope to understand the world and one’s self in it.

Universal Freemasonry is a fraternity including men and women of every race, nationality, and religion. Wishing to do away with all cause for division and strife, it continually seeks the means which to help all human beings to unite and work together for the perfecting of Humanity.

Any person who is a freethinker, tolerant and open, and who seeks rational discourse is invited to attend and learn more about one’s self, the world, the universe, and Freemasonry.

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