Re: CLONING: "Human Being, or Human Folly?"

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Sun Mar 11 2001 - 20:30:14 MST

At 09:49 PM 11/03/01 -0500, JimF wrote (although he ought by now have been
wrapped deep inside the joys of GEB):

>Hmmm.. Are the cloned offspring also expected to have dud semen?
>(Guaranteed continued market for these medical services ;->).

Well, presumably yes, unless sterility was a stochastic developmental
error, but by the time *they're* ready to start making babies in the
overpopulated mid-2020s or even 2040s one can perhaps hope better fixes
will be available, not to mention uploading, nano-optimizing, yadda yadda.
Not that the cloning docs will have thought of this, I expect.

Damien Broderick

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