SOC/BIO Re: George Will Joins The Bioludites

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Wed Jan 24 2001 - 08:01:38 MST

From: Samantha Atkins <>

>>Brian D Williams wrote:

>> No, But a clone is an individual, and therefore has rights
>> independant of the "wishs" of the person who created it.
>Yes. Unless the clone has been especially made so it has no
>working higher brain for instance, as an organ replacement bank.

A solution worthy of Frank Herbert's Theilaxu. You can't possibly
believe there is a nation on earth that would let you practice

No we will have to bypass this solution in favor of growing
individual organs/parts. Perhaps we could borrow regeneration from
the amphibians?
>> There is a great deal more to life and society than the market.
>> This is not simply an economic question.

>So who/what is it a question for? If it is not a question for
>individual consciences then what group or state is to decide it
>and on what basis? The market, in the sense I mean, is not just
>economics. It is the gestalt of individual free decision making.

Well, since everyone of us lives in a nation/state it is obviously
these entities that will decide.


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