Re: US bill to ban all forms of human cloning

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 13:41:37 MDT

> but it is a manufacturing process, we're just changing the namufactures
> from genetics and hormones to humans. Just a matter of whether you trust
> nature or genetic researchers more...
> Cory

You can decide these things on a case by case basis. In the case of some
Senators, obviously nature has let us down. OTOH, genetic researchers may
exhibit harmful bias as to types of humans to manufacture. As an alternative
to either of these, have you considered the possibility of surpassing
manufactured humans by synthesizing that which makes us human?


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--J. R.

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 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
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     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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