Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Human Cloning Nightmare essays

The Human Cloning Nightmare essays If it took 227 tries before the scientists that created Dolly got a healthy, viable lamb, how many tries will it take for a human? And how many deaths and lethal birth defects would it take (www. cs.virginia.edu/ethic 1) Cloning has always been a dream in sci-fi novels and movies and suddenly it is becoming a reality. A horrible reality. The government of the U.S. has banned testing for the cloning of a human. But how can we be so sure that isnt already going on? Although cell cloning may be helpful for medicine may be helpful for medicine in finding diseases and organ donation, I believe human cloning is unethical and should never be done. Human cloning is against many religious beliefs and the results are unpredictable. Cell cloning on the other hand may prove to be beneficial. The majority of religions protest the continual advances in the push for human cloning. Religious arguments are based largely on the traditions and scriptures unique to each faith ( www.cs.virginia.edu/ethic 1) For example, the Roman Catholics believe that every act of human cloning is of evil nature. They believe that cloning violates the rights and dignities of humans, and destroys the divine image of man created under God. In general, most people of the Catholic and other Christian faiths believe that each person holds a human soul, different from one and other. According to these beliefs it is impossible for the soul of a person to be cloned along with the physical being. Similarly, the people of the Jewish religion believe with human cloning comes deception within the family structure. In Jewish tradition, inheritance is passed down through the family lines and cloning would disrupt such practices. This is in accordance to the Jewish viewpoint on mans destiny and inheritance. Inheritance would change from physical characteristics present in the parents and showing in offspring, to...

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