From: Damien Broderick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jan 21 2002 - 20:48:56 MST
< No to cloning tomorrow's people; yes to cloning
cells that cure today's people. Because most of us
agree, that will become law and policy.
A dispute will continue, however, over the use of
embryonic rather than adult cells. What if cells
cloned from just-formed embryos can save the
lives that adult cells cannot save, by better
regenerating organs and brains? Then embryonic
cells should be used, I think, despite the practical
"slippery slope" argument of those who believe
that life begins at the moment of fertilization. No
law can repeal the survival instinct of the
A straw in the wind.
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