The Process of Human Cloning

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Human Cloning
Human Cloning comes with two dangerous processes, reproductive cloning (the creating of a new organism) and the therapeutic cloning (the creation of a new tissues or “other biological products”) which affects the ethics of human society. Scientists perceive cloning benefits all men and women, while religious leaders stress the idea of cloning to be an unethical process. Although human cloning serves as an aid to the children and parents with conflicts, cloning is completely unacceptable to convey human life as a product. Humans reproductively and therapeutically give the idea of people becoming a product rather than a living being. Siedler emphasizes that “reproductive cloning could also represent an enormous step in direction of transforming human procreation into human manufacture” (Siedler 91-92). In other words, reproductive cloning will create a world full of dolls that will remove every trace of living beings. Though it is hard to believe the world becoming a doll house for each family or community, it has come to a conclusion that the ability of cloning and “creating children” is questioning every person, “what does it mean to be a human?” (Yount 114). If it was not bad enough for this world to describe some of the people to be looked upon as nothing but a thing, cloning pushes the idea to a whole new level. “By opening the door to many things such as manipulation,” Yount states, as she desperately explains the fear in cloning, “of wanting to be someone else, it can treat them as objects instead of person,” (Yount 114). To even add the intensity of what cloning could do, therapeutic cloning delivers a new definition to fear. According to the book, Genetics and Genetic Engineering, “therapeutic cloning will lead to the creation of designer babies which can change and choose the baby’s specific appearance, intelligence, or athletic [ability],” (103). People are born to live individually, free to express their uniqueness, but cloning shatters...
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