Further requirements could be listed, including some even more horrific than cloning.
It is basically the denial of human exceptionalism. That is, it is hatred of man, in practically every way imaginable.
A premise here is that abstract thought is a unique human endowment, so our colleague Wesley Smith will also find this of interest as a scientific test of human exceptionalism.
The materialist idea that you are “all body” — nothing but matter — is hardly more dangerous than the opposite idea, that you are “all spirit.”
Writing at Mind Matters, Michael Egnor dissects another illustration of the “I Suck” impulse at work. It’s from his fellow neuroscientist Steven Novella.