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.
Writing at Mind Matters, Michael Egnor dissects another illustration of the “I Suck” impulse at work. It’s from his fellow neuroscientist Steven Novella.
Dr. Egnor gently points out that Dr. Ali has stumbled in understanding both what abstract thought means and what happens in certain rare cases of seizure.
From Dr. Faizal Ali, it looks like another case of Materialism-of-the-Gaps reasoning.