cloning Essay

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Since March 1997, the birth of a cloned sheep, named Dolly, has caused a great sensation around the world. The reason why Dolly shocked the world was that she was the first clone from a cell of an adult mammal: something scientists thought to be impossible. The cloning of a mammal cell meant that the possibility of cloning a human beings was increased. For fear human cloning, a lot of countries have taken necessary measures to regulate the study of it. We should ban human cloning because it has the possibility to reduce the value of human life: taking away individuality in our society.
Richard Seed, a physicist who supports human cloning, said in a radio interview that he would open a clinic of human cloning for infertile people and make
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Then the egg cell is implanted into a womb, then it grows as same as a natural baby does. The problem is that there is absolutely no reason why the egg cell be implanted into the same woman who offers DNA. Hence, it might be connected with abuses, such as a black market of egg cells or a company offering surrogate mothers. Many women suffering from anatomical complications that prohibit successful childbearing might try to find a suitable surrogate mother. Also, those women who just do not like the discomforts of pregnancy might use cloning technology. In this point, human cloning is no longer developed for only infertile people but also for lazy women.
As explained, cloning needs the DNA of only one person. Dr. Ian Wilmut in Roslin Institute, where Dolly was produced, claims that we should use the word "copying" for reproduction of a human instead of "cloning". Human cloning would create duplication of humans, and the individuality of each person would be lost. Someone may oppose the idea saying that the environment in which a person grow largely contributes the formation of his personality, but his appearance would be completely the same as the original. Critics may contend that twins have the same appearance and are accepted as individuals. However, making twins through cloning restricts the individuality artificially, not naturally. Natural and artificial are

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