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Spiritual/Political/Philosophical Blog on the Nature of Truth and Falsehood and Heaven
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Reading the fine print
Via The Corner comes this link which offers an analysis of various state bills being introduced to facilitate embryonic stem cell research. What this observer finds is chilling.
This means that you could implant a cloned embryo into a woman and then at a later time, harvest the baby and use it for whatever purpose you like since the fetus was never intended to be born.
If this isn't chilling, what is? If this dosn't smack of nightmares, horror stories, mad scientists - what does?
I realize that the first person to refer to the Nazis in any argument loses, but how this is substantially different from Nazi instrumentality? Or simply call it a combination of good old American Pragmatism (thank you John Dewey) and scientific nihilism.
You wonder how the very stones do not cry out in pain.
Here is a poem I wrote years ago entitled:
Epitaph for a Fetus
posted by Mark Butterworth | 1:53 PM |