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Old 04-06-2008, 05:22 AM
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Unethical or Educational

There is an exhibition at the moment in Manchester called Body Works 4. I believe a variation of this has also been shown in the US.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/manchester/cont...allery.shtml?1

My personal view is that it's fascinating and educational and don't have a problem with it as it was all done with the participants consent. Why with the participants consent? Because all the exhibits are real dead bodies.

What do you think???
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That happens to be here in Cincinnati at the moment. I haven't been there and I don't think I will. I am interested but not in viewing dead bodies. I don't know how much longer it's here. I just don't have time during the school year. I don't think it will be here when summer gets here!
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I don't think it's unethical, I just find it a bit creepy. I have no problem with it otherwise, and I'm sure it's fascinating to lots of people. Although there is a rumor that some of the bodies are Russian or Chinese political prisoners or some such nonsense.

It was at the Museum of Science and Industry last year when I went. I was glad that no one with me wanted to see it.
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Dominick’s descriptive term “creepy” came to mind almost instantly. However, after viewing the link photos and reading about the exhibit, I have no problem with it as long as the “participants” were ethically recruited.

I wouldn’t even mind being a display some day! I’ve considered leaving my carcass to the Body Farm in Tennessee anyway so that I can fight crime from the beyond! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_farm
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It was here at our musuem durning the fall, didn't see it while it was here.
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star That exhibit was in Toronto

They had it at the Ontario Science center last year. I never got a chance to go and see it, but would have as it looks amazing. All the bodies were donated, and you can read about the process of donation here http://www.bodymobil.de/en/body_dona..._donation.html
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I don't feel this is unethical either. Although I wouldn't want to participate (Body or Looking at). I hadn't heard anything about this until I read this post today.
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I hurd lots about this, i think its sick and never be shown in public thats my opion
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It is a bit creepy when you 1st hear about it. But maybe a lot could come from this, it will be interesting to see many years down the line how this is used.
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