To begin, have you ever heard about the Nazi research? Well if not let me tell you a little about it. But the question that I would be talking about is are the data that is from the Nazi medical experiments ethical? Should we use the data from the people that were experimented on? The Nazi research was Jewish people that were victims of the Nazi medical experiments. They were identified by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference). These testimonies and those of the other identified individuals will be turned over to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Victims listed wanted their experiences to become part of the historical record, but they wanted their name to be private because of the sensitivity of the material. In my opinion I believe it’s not ethical because of the pain and the memories of the victims had to face.

In a article I read about many personal statements from victims of medical experiments talked about their experiences and wants to become part of the historical record. I read that many of these victims suffer though many pain because of the experiments that the Nazi did on them which left them suffering. One of the victims the experiment was done in Auschwitz. The experiment was done on their uterus. She was given shots in her uterus and as a result of that shifted from severe pain fo year and a half. She after got into a hospital and was examined that her uterus has become a 4 year old child and that her ovaries has shrunk.The victims that were tested were all Jewish the people that were testing on them had no respect for the person because they were able to feel the brutal experiments they did to them. They would leave them their and let them go through all the pain. The victims wanted what they had to go through for people to know their story. But it is still not ethical to use data from the the Nazi experiment because many people die from the experiments that they did and it wasn’t’ fair to use the data without their consent. In a different source experiments were on twins in 1943 – 1945. The experiment was run by Dr. Jose. He was able to get funding for the experiment. I believe he wasn’t doing any good for anything because he put the twins in desperate pain. He did blood transfusion from one twin to another which he wasn’t trying to minimize harm he was causing more harm for the twins. But the benefit for his experiment was for the genetic. Image doing blood transfusion from you to one of your siblings that isn’t very ethical. The twins wasn’t able to choose if they were ok with Dr. Jose doing the experiment on both of them but he still did it. Which there wasn’t any respect for the person. It’s still not ethical to use these data from the Nazi experiment because these data was all very cruel. Twins was being suffered and not being able to say anything about it. Additionally, the Nazi scientists would use random people to test human reaction. Which they would take random people on the street and test them they wouldn’t be able to refuse it. Which I believe this wasn’t fair because people should have a saying if they wanted to be in the experiment but they weren’t. It wasn’t equal because many people would die from these experiments and their lives would be gone. The Nazi was able to help parents make their children how they wanted to be. Which I believe that it’s kinda weird that they were able to think of something like that. But I believe that can’t happen because your child is who it is. It comes out in a way and that’s your child you can’t create how you want it to be.

Lasty, so is it really ethical using all these data from the Nazi experiment? It’s wrong to because people suffer and victims didn’t have the power to stop what they were doing. But also other people think that we should use the Nazi experiment data because it helps us understand that this shouldn’t have again and people shouldn’t be going through all these experiments anymore. These experiments killed many people but when reading all some of the experiments that they would do to the victims are very heartbreaking and no one wants to be put in that situation. But the Nazi research was banned by EPA. Which all these experiments had to stop. But the victims that  have died from the research that was done on them has been remembered. This would be a learning and shouldn’t have again and we shouldn’t let people suffer through that much of pain just for the research. We should care and respect for the person to be fair.

 

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7 Comments
  1. Alberto 4 weeks ago

    Dear Ying,
    I just wanted to say that your article was really outstanding and everything in you article or post was touching. I hope you keep posting more amazing work like this.

  2. Leslie 1 month ago

    Dear ying,

    Your post topic was very interesting! Even though it was a very tramatic event in our history I found it very interesting read about these experiments that were done. But along with that thought it was very sad to know that they were treated that way in fact a line that stuck out to me the most was, “ He did blood transfusion from one twin to another which he wasn’t trying to minimize harm he was causing more harm for the twins.” That line stood out to me because wow they did that to innocent children to get information about it? I wonder if they knew what they were doing like the harm they were causing? But this was a great post! One of the most interesting I have read anyways, Keep writing very good. Have a good day
    

    -Leslie

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      Ying 1 week ago

      I appreciate you commenting and reading my blog. To answer your question you asked me I believe that they didn’t know what they were doing because they just kept the experiments going until it was forced to stop. But what do you think.

  3. Jennifer 1 month ago

    Dear Ying,

    I was really amazed by your blog about Nazi experimentations on humans. I really liked how you engaged with the audience by asking questions that they could later answer to. I’m shocked what Nazi did to humans because before I didn’t know about this so I was informed after reading your blog. I agree with you that the experiments that the Nazis commited were cruel and unethical. I look forward to see what you write next!

    Sincerely,
    Jennifer

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      Ying 1 week ago

      Thank you for taking the time to comment and reading my blog. I agree with you because the Nazi experiments were very cruel and it shouldn’t be done on people because they had to suffer.

  4. Kamyiah 1 month ago

    Dear Ying,
    Reading your work, I was overcome with sadness. The Nazi experiments are a hard and saddening topic but it’s pleasing to know that you went into it. I love this topic to be honest. One sentence that you wrote that stood out to me was, “She after got into a hospital and was examined that her uterus has become a 4 year old child and that her ovaries has shrunk.The victims that were tested were all Jewish the people that were testing on them had no respect for the person because they were able to feel the brutal experiments they did to them.”, This quote stood out to me because I can’t believe the Nazi doctors did that, it’s terrible. It also stood out to me because I definitely agree with what you said after about there being no Autonomy. Another sentence that stood out to me was, “He was able to get funding for the experiment. I believe he wasn’t doing any good for anything because he put the twins in desperate pain.”. This quote made me very aggravated because I can’t believe someone would fund for that. I wish there were people then in Germany that could’ve stepped up to this. The the second sentence caught my eye because I agree with you. Yet I do not completely agree with this sentence stating, “Which I believe this wasn’t fair because people should have a saying if they wanted to be in the experiment but they weren’t.”. I do agree that people should have a say if they want to join an experiment or not, but concerning the Nazi experiments, I feel that no one should’ve joined those experiments. The experiments they conducted were so terrible no one should’ve taken part of that. Thank you for writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because your work is agreeable. I really appreciate getting a chance to read your work. If you’d like please reply.

  5. Grady 1 month ago

    Dear Ying,
    I am interested in your blog post because the experiments the Nazi did were really cruel and not a lot of people are aware of what they did.Your question really stood out to me because it was really specific.
    Thank you for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because your writing is interesting.
    Sincerely,
    Grady

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