[extropy-chat] Bioethics Essay- Why Therapeutic Cloning is a Blessing and Not Murder

Dirk Bruere dirk at neopax.com
Mon May 23 01:58:07 UTC 2005

The Avantguardian wrote:

>--- Dirk Bruere <dirk at neopax.com> wrote:
>>However, lose the amateur theology section.
>>It would be torn to pieces by a half competent
>No I think I have to be allowed to invoke God in my
>essay. Leon Kass and his cronies invoke God at will in
>their arguments and get away with it. Whether he
>exists or not, God is a powerful meme and he needs to
>be on my side or I risk yielding the moral high-ground
>to the other camp. This is after all memetic war. But
>I understand your point so I will just have to make my
>theological argument less flippant and more
>sophisticated to be able to withstand an assault by a
>qualified theologian. I am open to suggestions.
Well, the first point you should recognise is that most Xians believe a 
soul exists in a fertilised egg (no matter how fertilised) and it is 
this which defines it as a Human, and that taking it apart is killing 
it. I do not see any way around this.


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