Biomedical Ethics

by: Thomas A. Mappes and David Degrazia, read in 2006

566 Attempts at human cloning would be an unethical experiment on the child-to-be.
566 Cloned person would have identity concerns because, e.g., twin could be his father.
567 (Worst) Cloning would aggravate a misunderstanding of the meaning of having children and being parents.
568 Cloning is despotic: it seeks to make the child's image and future according to one's will.
569 Cloning does not produce healthy normal offspring.
570 The Clone would not be the same person as the DNA donor.

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