Argument Against Cloning for Moral Reasons

$19.95

Add to cart
Essay #: 053304
Total text length is 10,111 characters (approximately 7.0 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Argument Against Cloning for Moral Reasons
In the film The 6th Day, a child’s beloved dog dies of old age, and her father decides to spare her from grief by replacing the dog with a cloned replica from a company called Repet. Such examples encourage many people to be in favour of cloning. It is thought that the technology of cloning offers many benefits for humanity. Some people even believe that it is acceptable to clone human beings; for example, to relieve the grief of a parent who has lost a child. However, in this essay it is argued that cloning is morally wrong, and therefore should not be permitted, despite the possibility that it might also do some good in some circumstances. The primary reason that cloning is morally wrong is that...
The end:
...../firstlady.stemcell/.
Holm, Søren. A life in the shadow: One reason why we should not clone humans. In Ruse, Michael and Sheppard, Aryne. Cloning: Responsible science or technomadness? New York: Prometheus Books, 2001.
Kass, Leon A. The wisdom of repugnance. In Ruse, Michael and Sheppard, Aryne. Cloning: Responsible science or technomadness? New York: Prometheus Books, 2001.
Ruse, Michael and Sheppard, Aryne. Cloning: Responsible science or technomadness? New York: Prometheus Books, 2001.
Spottiswoode, Roger, Director. The 6th Day. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2000.
United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on an International Convention Against the Cloning of Human Beings. 2004. Retrieved from web site: http://www.un.org/law/cloning/index.html.