Are designer babies ethically questionable?

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Question 1:  In some years genetic engineering will allow parents to design their babies to meet exactly their expectations. Do you think that the practice of designing a baby is ethical conformable?
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28%
Yes
  This answer is at most chosen by: People with incomplete university degree
  Click on stars to find out more facts about respondents: GenderIncome
25%
Rather yes
32%
No
8%
Don´t know
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["Yes","Rather yes","Rather no","No","Don\u00b4t know"]
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[["Filter1","Parameter1-Key","Parameter1-Name","Filter2","Parameter2-Key","Parameter2-Name","Yes","Rather yes","Rather no","No","Don\u00b4t know"]]
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Question 2:  Should the practice of designing a baby be tolerated?
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72%
Yes, because this can help prevent inheritable deseases
  This answer is at most chosen by: Men
  Click on stars to find out more facts about respondents: IncomeAge
28%
No, we should not interfere with nature in this way
[["Country","Filter","Parameter Key","Parameter","Yes, because this can help prevent inheritable deseases","No, we should not interfere with nature in this way","Don`t know"],["AT","country","AT","Austria",0.83333,0.16667,0],["AT","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.83333,0.16667,0],["AU","country","AU","Australia",1,0,0],["AU","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",1,0,0],["CA","country","CA","Canada",1,0,0],["CA","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",1,0,0],["CH","country","CH","Switzerland",0.5,0.5,0],["CH","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.5,0.5,0],["DE","country","AT","Austria",0.83333,0.16667,0],["DE","country","AU","Australia",1,0,0],["DE","country","CA","Canada",1,0,0],["DE","country","CH","Switzerland",0.5,0.5,0],["DE","country","DE","Germany",0.64286,0.35714,0],["DE","country","GB","United Kingdom",0.77778,0.22222,0],["DE","country","GR","Greece",1,0,0],["DE","country","IE","Ireland",1,0,0],["DE","country","NL","Netherlands",1,0,0],["DE","country","NO","Norway",1,0,0],["DE","country","RU","Russia",0.33333,0.66667,0],["DE","country","US","United States",0.72727,0.27273,0],["DE","country","XX","Other",0.5,0.5,0],["DE","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.64286,0.35714,0],["GB","country","GB","United Kingdom",0.77778,0.22222,0],["GB","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.77778,0.22222,0],["GR","country","GR","Greece",1,0,0],["GR","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",1,0,0],["IE","country","IE","Ireland",1,0,0],["IE","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",1,0,0],["NL","country","NL","Netherlands",1,0,0],["NL","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",1,0,0],["NO","country","NO","Norway",1,0,0],["NO","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",1,0,0],["RU","country","RU","Russia",0.33333,0.66667,0],["RU","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.33333,0.66667,0],["US","country","AT","Austria",0.83333,0.16667,0],["US","country","AU","Australia",1,0,0],["US","country","CA","Canada",1,0,0],["US","country","CH","Switzerland",0.5,0.5,0],["US","country","DE","Germany",0.64286,0.35714,0],["US","country","GB","United Kingdom",0.77778,0.22222,0],["US","country","GR","Greece",1,0,0],["US","country","IE","Ireland",1,0,0],["US","country","NL","Netherlands",1,0,0],["US","country","NO","Norway",1,0,0],["US","country","RU","Russia",0.33333,0.66667,0],["US","country","US","United States",0.72727,0.27273,0],["US","country","XX","Other",0.5,0.5,0],["US","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.72727,0.27273,0],["XX","country","XX","Other",0.5,0.5,0],["XX","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.5,0.5,0],["world","country","AT","Austria",0.83333,0.16667,0],["world","country","AU","Australia",1,0,0],["world","country","CA","Canada",1,0,0],["world","country","CH","Switzerland",0.5,0.5,0],["world","country","DE","Germany",0.64286,0.35714,0],["world","country","GB","United Kingdom",0.77778,0.22222,0],["world","country","GR","Greece",1,0,0],["world","country","IE","Ireland",1,0,0],["world","country","NL","Netherlands",1,0,0],["world","country","NO","Norway",1,0,0],["world","country","RU","Russia",0.33333,0.66667,0],["world","country","US","United States",0.72727,0.27273,0],["world","country","XX","Other",0.5,0.5,0],["world","no_filter","all_respondents","All respondents",0.71698,0.28302,0]]
["Yes, because this can help prevent inheritable deseases","No, we should not interfere with nature in this way","Don`t know"]
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2
Question 3:  What rules should the practice of designing a baby have to follow?
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CDU
47%
Only possible illnesses can be avoided
  This answer is at most chosen by: Voters of CDU
  Click on stars to find out more facts about respondents: EducationIncome
36%
No rules have to be followed
13%
Don`t know
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["Only physical characteristics can be determined","Only possible illnesses can be avoided","Only psychological characteristics, such as intelligence, can be determined","No rules have to be followed","Don`t know"]
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Question 4:  If you could determine the characteristics of your baby, would you do it?
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8%
Yes, but only body size, hair color and other physical characteristics
  This answer is at most chosen by: People with very low income
  Click on stars to find out more facts about respondents: EducationAge
38%
Yes, I would design every aspect
41%
No, I would not
13%
Don`t know
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["Yes, but only body size, hair color and other physical characteristics","Yes, I would design every aspect","No, I would not","Don`t know"]
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