First, cloning could lead to the discovery of the secret to eternal youth. If anyone had a chance to live forever, they would take it. If anyone could have a child who could live forever, they would do it. Cloning may be the answer to eternal youth. "He said the creation of transgenetic animals could be an important tool in ... ultimately stopping -- the aging process." Becoming immortal is not the only plus to cloning.
Furthermore, the research of cloning has helped scientists become aware of the way genes operate. With continuous research into the ways of cloning scientists could come to understand the ways cells and genes work. As the information grows we will be able to get rid of genetic diseases and defects. "As geneticists have come to understand the ways in which genes operate, they have also become aware of the myriad ways in which the environment affects their expression.'" In the future people will be able to decide what their child will look like and what kind of base intelligence the child will have, but they will not be able to decide the child's fate. For the people who want to control what their children will look like, there is the possibility of cloning a famous person.
Finally, parents will be able to clone a model's appearance so that their child looks exactly like the person. This would get rid of a feeling of not being beautiful and would allow people to worry about more important things than what other people think a bout them.... [continues]
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