David B Hershenov's An Argument For Limited Human Cloning

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Cloning means ‘replicating a fragment of DNA placed in an organism so that there is enough to analyze or use in protein production’. This means to create a copy of some existing organism from already matured cells. There are many moral complexities that can be derived from the concept of cloning such as the manufacturing or the evolving of animals, humans, or plant material. There’s a conflict within society with the basic idea of manipulating cells in such a way that you create something. All in all, cloning seems to be a broad field with many varying opinions. For the sake of this essay, we will be concentrating on human cloning for reproductive reasons. I will be analyzing the views of David B. Hershenov in An Argument for Limited Human Cloning and presenting objections brought to us by the Presidential Panel for Bioethics. Hershenov will be taking the affirmative stance against the Presidential Panel who provides the objections to the question “Is human Cloning…show more content…
Imagine we have a girl named a Nova. Let's say Nova was the child of Amelia and Frederic. She is a young little girl with black hair and gray eyes, and she loves astrology and history. She was never one for English though, she much preferred to read than to write or better yet give her a paintbrush and let her run wild. Now, Nova was a seemingly healthy child and for health and economic reasons her parents decided to get sterilized. The mother had to have her uterus removed because of a disease and the father had a vasectomy for fear of causing more pain to the mother. One day, Nova gets into a simple accident during recess in school and it turns out that she has a rare genetic disease that attacks her own organs. In order to cure the disease, the doctors simply need to take blood and some organ tissue from a similar genetic strain and infuse it into her
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