Cloning Is No Cure For Grief
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The paper examines cloning from the perspective of replacing the life of a lost son or daughter. The paper then discusses how even in the case that cloning could produce a healthy replication -- no clone of any mammal to date can be said to be healthy -- replacing a loved one with a clone misses the moral, and ethical and philosophical awarenes that their loved one still is not being replaced. Furthermore, the paper argues that it would put a terrible and twisted fate upon the revived dead.
From the Paper:"The ethical case to be made for cloning rests on a feeble foundation - sadly the most typical proposal forwarded to date appeals to our narcissistic nature, believing perhaps that many identical copies of self would recreate the world in one's own image - or maybe there is an unexpressed belief that we would be truly recreating ourselves - not just a three-dimensional photocopy of our genes, but a spiritual and emotional entity that we could vicariously life through, or perpetuate our own ego's individualized existence. Hmmm ... Whereas the narcissism card evokes little compassion or support, the..."
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