Bioethics

Embryo value debated in Europe too

Pro embryo-destructive research activists are often so irrational. They claim than an embryo isn’t an embryo but merely a “bunch of cells.” Well, for the reductionist minded, so are they. They claim that an embryo is no different than the cells you kill when you brush your teeth. But embryos are organisms and mouth cells are not. They claim that embryos aren’t really human because they don’t have toes and fingers. Yes! A scientist actually said that to me in a debate! Idiotic. And they say that only USA religionists care about embryos, when in actuality, Germany (as just one example) […]
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Pushing polyamorous genetic-related babies

The bioethics movement grows ever more radical. In the reproductive field, many activists promote a near-absolute right to have a baby, the kind of baby we want, via any means we desire. The UK’s John Harris is a major voice in utilitarian bioethics discourse, who believes that killing so-called human non persons is A-OK. He has now written in favor of creating children using a process known as IVG–in vitro gametes–using stem cells to create eggs and sperm, and then fertilizing via IVF.  Harris extols the possibilities. For example, a single person could “self breed,” making a baby with only their own cells. Another use would be by same […]
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