Disadvantages Of Cloning

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Cloning the latest process that could change the way we look at our environment, and the step to take us to lose what makes us unique and unparallel. Cloning is the process of producing a genetically identical individual to the original. There is the three types of cloning: gene cloning, reproductive cloning and therapeutic cloning. The disadvantages of cloning is that there had been many attempts at cloning and the results have been numerous deformations and abnormalities, including death after birth. In some states as California they had banned or prohibit reproductive cloning, but in some of them such New Jersey’s law does not prohibit cloning for research. Since early times cloning has been critically viewed as a waste of money.
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Nadia Halim’s article “Extensive new study shows abnormalities in cloned animals”, provides the study reported specifying that about 10,000 genes for abnormalities. Halim’s article reflects the results of some defects in this process “premature death, pneumonia… a consequence of these gene expression abnormalities” (Rudolf Jaenisch). This high estimate of genes abnormalities would get no favors this process, because although there has been much research on the subject, have not yet achieved very good results. Halim’s article also mentions that during the process of cloning there is factors that lead to abnormal gene expression "including the cloning procedure itself and epigenetic error… the cell used in cloning” (page ½). This evidence proves that cloning is not 100% safe because most of the genes have really bad results. Between those results it includes a lot of abnormalities genetically or …show more content…
Cloning had been seen as an insult against God, because religious people argued that cloning is unnatural, to regard that scientist are trying to change what God had done for us. Katrien Devolder’s article “Cloning”, clarifies that from the perspective point of religions, in no way supports the cloning in any individual. The article also provides some examples of various religions that oppose cloning. Devolder’s article comments on the major religions involved in the opposition to cloning. Jewish perspective, Islamic perspective, and Catholic perspective are “no unified religious perspective on animal cloning” ( Religious perspectives). Religion is among the more powerful factor that affects attitudes towards cloning. Mostly it is a powerful and influential factor for people, because most religions have no established that should not change what nature created, and it is taken as an offense against the gods and specially God. Bertha Alvarez Manninen’s article “Cloning”, mentions an objection called playing God, which refers to anything that interferes with nature in general, and with God’s plan for humanity. Therefore, it classifies cloning as immoral. Manninan’s article adds to the definition that it also will condemn any other form of artificial reproductive technology because these are “a process that artificially creates life, outside of the practice of sexual intercourse”, and identifies it as morally wrong (Meilander). Any

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