Legalizing Human Cloning Essay

1534 Words Jul 14th, 2011 7 Pages
Legalizing Human Cloning
Laura Johnson
Philosophy 103
May 10, 2010

Part I: Thesis We are in a technological and medically advanced age to where anything is possible. Technology and medical advances combined us as a people have the ability to gain from each opportunity that we invent. For example, we now have the capability at our fingertips to connect with friends and family through the World Wide Web, this in which is given to us by way of technological advances. Through medical advances, we can now repair hearts through surgery, replace organs from donors who have gone on to the next life. And with this comes a new medical rise of transplanting organs with one that can be harvested from a clone. Medically speaking;
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Even though human cloning Human cloning would just add be added to that list and there would be many benefits from those who choose to participate in human cloning. When human cloning becomes legal we has humans will be able to participate in the many benefits of the cloning of ourselves. The benefits would be limitless. If our liver were to fail we would be able to replace it with an exact duplicate of the original. If our lungs were to deflate, here again we have and exact match. The same would go for just about every vital and non-vital organ in our bodies. There would be no more blood typing, no more waiting to find a match, and most importantly no more risk of HIV. The list goes on and on. We would be able to replace anything that would malfunction. And cloning ourselves would ensure that we would receive what was originally ours.
One of 2005’s best movies was produced at the height of this advancement to give the public a better understanding of the benefits of human cloning, of course for those who could afford such benefits. The Island not only gave its viewers a better understanding of the possibilities to human cloning but a possible cost. For those who were well set in the bank, they were able to afford to have themselves cloned and in ten to fifteen years down the road, for example the one of lead characters in particular; played by Scarlet Johansson; Sarah Jordan original was involved in a car accident

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