During some downtime before an exam when I was a young chemistry student in college I asked my professor at the time “We are learning how to understand the chemical world around us, and all of the powers that come along with that knowledge, but how come there is no instruction about the ethics and how to properly use that knowledge? I hope that everyone here will use their skills to better humanity, but why is that taken as a given?”. In front of the 150 other students in the room, he said “Frankly we should. …


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