The Ethics Of The Human Organ Essay

1036 Words Dec 9th, 2015 5 Pages
There comes an intriguing moral impasse in Hinduism as to whether humans, as scientists and as individuals, should persist in the research of cloning. Even if the act of cloning is morally incorrect it doesn’t mean that the act of cloning couldn’t occur. Imagine if a scientist poised on cloning a part of the human organ was able to end the suffering caused by weak hearts. Humans would live longer, shortening the pain of death and suffering of loss. Those who suffer from weak heart conditions would be able to live more active lives, not constrained by physical defects. In an article on the Atman or concept of eternal soul the BBC suggests that “it could be said that that in this world, a spiritual being, the atman, has a human experience rather than a human being having a spiritual experience.” Thus, just like a broken car, shouldn’t the best parts be available to every Atman? Although this perspective of cloning, for betterment, may support the ethical research of the subject it doesn’t justify the moral aspects to cloning as a practical experience. People would still be corrupted by their egotistic Samkapal and rather than learn acceptance these Atman would be empowered to manifest selfish karam. I bring up this perspective in order to discuss the role of Dharma in the actions of a scientist engaged in clone research. Dharma is a Sanskrit word which translates to virtue or morality. More pragmatically Dharma refers to a person 's duty. The best example of how one’s duty, or…

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