Legalizing Human Cloning

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Legalizing Human Cloning Laura Johnson Philosophy 103 May 10, 2010 Part I: Thesis We are in a technological and medically advanced age to where anything is possible. Technology and medical advances combined us as a people have the ability to gain from each opportunity that we invent. For example, we now have the capability at our fingertips to connect with friends and family through the World Wide Web, this in which is given to us by way of technological advances. Through medical advances, we can now repair hearts through surgery, replace organs from donors who have gone on to the next life. And with this comes a new medical rise of transplanting organs with one that can be harvested from a clone. Medically speaking;…show more content…
As we can see the imagination of human cloning in 2005 is still the same today, we see the possibilities of extended our lives. If that possibility is available, then we should have the means to access it. Scientifically speaking and medically speaking, we do have the means to access the extensions of our lives. Therefore the governments should legalize human cloning. This would not only benefit them but those in whom that lead. Part III: Synthesis Even though we are in a technological and medical age, we should not consider the legalizing of human cloning. Granted the benefits are endless, but at what cost. The Roslin Institute created Dolly was created in advancing medicines for the production of milk. If at the end result was conceived and Dolly was terminated that would end a life. (1996) When we clone ourselves for our own benefit we initially duplicate our lives. MedicineNet.com mentions that to clone a person is to create a person, and therefore we create a life. (¶ 1) Even though with the advancements in stem cell research our federal government will not allow the use of federal funds to support an unethical cause. According to Johnson (2008) our former Presidents Clinton and Bush have ensured that the federal money will not be spent to support human cloning. Ethically speaking, human cloning is only a utilitarian advantage. There is only

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