Cloning a human being is a terrifying prospect, from a moral perspective, and seems inevitable.
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.
California is in worse shape now than it was in 2004. Thousands of people are living in tents on the streets of San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Remember this the next time ideologically driven scientists, bioethicists, and their media water carriers seek to drive public opinion.
Ethical constraints still depend only on scientists’ restraint — a “thin reed to stand on.”