Informative Essay: Cloning and Genetic Engineering
Since we have not reached the full potential of the power we wield, we can only speculate on the outcomes of our actions. There is no history, yet. There are only possibilities. The job of sorting out the possibilities is the realm of the philosophers, the dreamers, and the writers. These people see …show more content…
The process of cloning takes the exact genetic make up of a being and produces a being exactly like the original. Better than a carbon copy. The first adult mammal to be cloned was Dolly. Dolly is an average adult Finn Dorset sheep. Actually, Dolly is an exact replica of an average adult Finn Dorset sheep. So what is the problem here? Who cares if some sheep was cloned? The Church says that God created the sheep, and all other life, individually. By making a copy, that individualism is violated.
This does not seem too important when you are dealing with sheep, and it probably is not. The next step, however, may be a problem. The individuality of a sheep is not very important to most people. The uniqueness of a human is much more