“The bionic man brings up some ethical and philosophical questions: Does creating something so humanlike threaten notions of what it means to be human? What amount of body enhancement is acceptable? And is it wrong that only some people have access to these life-extending technologies?
The access issue is especially troublesome, Walker said. “The preservation of life and quality of life has become basically a technical question and an economic question.” ”
“These questions and others need to be answered before mankind goes down a path from which it cannot return.”