Saturday, October 08, 2011

Video: The Morality of Selling Your Body

By Diana Hsieh

In Sunday's Rationally Selfish Webcast, I discussed the morality of selling your body. The question was:

Is it moral to sell your body? Selling our bodies or certain parts of them are perfectly acceptable in our society, such as being an egg or sperm donor, being a pregnancy surrogate, or selling hair. But others are condemned, such as prostitution or selling organs. Where should the line be drawn? When is it moral to sell a part of oneself -- and why?
Here's the video of my answer:
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