The Issues of Cloning
Some of us were blessed at birth with a human clone known as identical twins. To some people, cloning offers the promise of medical; advances such as perfectly matched organs for transplantation. This broaches the issue of how far we will go for life. Under these circumstances we are treading a path that could have unspeakable ramifications.
There is a certain course of actions that should be followed to prolong life but there are also courses of action that me must follow to protect life. It is astonishing to believe that we have the ability to do everything possible to save a life with the help of cloning. Sometimes . It is a dream for the field of medicine to have a plethora of heart, livers, and lungs at their disposal. When we think long and hard about the end result of the marvelous breakthrough we will be remiss if we do not think about the human beings that will be warehousing these organs.
Cloning animals is also a widely discussed topic but not quiet as controversial. Cloning animals can help with medical research also much more flawed than if a human could be used. There are also other very useful reasons for cloning animals such as for food. With the worlds population being what it is and when we recognize that there are millions of people starving all around the world we cannot deny that cloning animals will be helpful to the world at large. Animals that are cloned can provide food to third world countries and milk producing animals can provide calcium nourishment. This is very altruistic to someone who is not a member of PETA, but for the greater good of all of the people who are starving for the lack of any type of food, meat or vegetables; this is a good jumping off point.
In 1977 a Scottish Scientist named Dr. Ian Wilmot cloned the first mammal, a sheep named Dolly. This opened up a flood gate of concerns of epic proportions some dealing with medical ethics and religious ethics. The...