Re: "Cloning Breakthrough" not one

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Tue Nov 27 2001 - 14:32:37 MST

On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 04:00:50PM -0800, Samantha Atkins wrote:
> Do people think there are any non-bogus ethical considerations
> in regard to cloning? If so, what are those?

The health of the clone is of course important, so safety concerns are
valid ethical concerns.

The social concerns I mentioned in my big post have some merit: I think
you have to show that the problems are not unavoidable consequences of
the technology, which actually puts a certain burden of reasonable proof
on the pro-cloning side.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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