Human Cloning Should Be Pursued Essay

1759 Words Apr 27th, 2016 null Page
Human cloning has been debated over the past two decades ever since the February of 1997. In 1997 through the process of cloning, a lamb named Dolly was born. With the birth of Dolly, the potential of human cloning is being argued between researches and society and as to whether or not cloning should be pursued. However, even with the continued arguments, Hall et al. in the novel Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning comments that human cloning is currently on a hiatus from President Clinton 's National Bioethics Advisory Commission generating a report declaring that human cloning “is morally unacceptable” (2002, p.20). However, even with the ban in place, some individuals have continued the feud over the years. The Health Research Funding states the concerns and benefits of human cloning, “Human cloning creates questions about the soul, the role of God in society, and even the quality of life that a cloned person would have. In return, however, the advantages of cloning are also quite apparent: human cloning could very well lead to faster medical cures, a better overall quality of life, and even longer life spans” (Pros and Cons of Human Cloning). I would like to analyze specifically the statement of the “quality of life” that The Health Research Funding mentions and dismiss claims of those who oppose cloning based on “quality of life” alone. Quality of life is a broad term for healthcare, politics, employment, etc. One of the quality of life topics…

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