Ethics And Ethics: The Human Ethics Of Cloning
The concept of cloning has always stirred the debate of moral and ethical issues in society. The moral and ethical dilemmas surrounding cloning is to aware the limits to science, and science fiction to balancing the globe. Cloning can be seen as ethical; however, there are many detrimental uncertainties about science and technology that can affect the humanity of society in a negative manor.
Cloning was first successfully conducted on the sheep Dolly 1997. Dolly was reported as the first successfully cloned mammal. Why would scientist want to clone mammals? In the Article in Weekly Standard, “The Coming of Clones”(2015), Staff Writer 1 introduces that cloning technology is eventually aimed for the reproduction of humans. Writer 1 develops his argument by using the following demonstration of the cloned mammal Dolly, in order to introduce the ethical issues of cloning. It informs the reader because cloning is not science-fiction, and needs to be brought to the attention in the science community.
William Dudley from the book The Ethics of Human Cloning states, “We hear most often that cloning could provide perfectly compatible body parts for persons who need them or that it could enable infertile couples and homosexuals to have …show more content…
Elmer Dewitt from Time Magazine states the outcome of calves birth, “Some of the calves produced have weighed so much at birth that they have delivered through caesarean section” (Dewitt 5). This quote demonstrates The medical risks involved in cloning are extremely dangerous. The long term effects on the produced clone are that the clone produced is more likely to develop more health issues, and are more likely to die faster than a normal produced organism. Theses produced organisms are also more likely to have damaged immune systems and organs, with abnormalities at