The Cloning DebateWritten by Peter Kennedy
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There are practical considerations to cloning debate, as well. Most medical experts believe that reproductive human cloning would not produce a health newborn. Indeed, many scientists predict that cloning would produce harmful abnormalities in a baby’s genes. Many scientists and medical practitioners welcome advance of cloning for individual human cells. This process, called therapeutic cloning, adopts concept of cloning on a micro scale, to help regenerate broken or diseased body parts. Some politicians, such as Republican Senator Arlen Spector of Pennsylvania, support idea of therapeutic cloning.
Critics of therapeutic cloning argue that process should be prohibited, no matter how beneficial practical applications may turn out to be. The most vocal critics of therapeutic cloning, mainly from religious communities, argue that destruction of human life, even on cellular level, is a moral offense. These cells form beginning of human life, and humans do not have right to destroy life in order to create life. The creation of life, they argue, should be left to God.
The cloning debate lends itself to larger questions, including: Is it immoral to recreate life artificially? Does human life really begin at cellular level? Should government interfere with scientific advances that could benefit millions of people?
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Right, Right Back At Ya!Written by The Indy Voice
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I've come to conclusion that where I'm at in life has everything to do with my ability and I'm not going to sit around and listen to sniveling comments of a bunch of self-righteous, hypocritical, small-minded peons who have as many brain cells as I cleave from my ass when I scratch it.
Conservative dipstick: The British we're just asking for these attacks by having an open society that promotes multi-culturalism. Indy: Why don't you move to another country since you seem to hate this one so much?
No longer will I travel to library, bookstore or pick-up newspaper because why does any of that matter. I'm going to just ignore all so-called "facts" and tailor my arguments to appeal to all that is bad in human nature. Hell, that's exactly what Republicans have been doing for years and they have a lock on Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of government not to mention religious and corporate institutions in this country.
Conservative retard: The U.S. and Britain are fighting an away game against these terrorists so we don't have to fight them here! It is unfortunate that London has been attacked and I offer them my condolences and solidarity. Indy: I really believe that Conservatives, and clergy, and televangelists, and segregationists and greedy capitalists who are actively trying to make that a mainstream lifestyle, Republican party, Family Research Council—all of them who have tried to theocratize America and Britain—I point finger in their face and say "you helped this happen."
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