Exploritory Essay Cloning 2

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Eubanks 1 Bailey Eubanks English 1304 Mr. Reiter  February 19, 2008 Cloning: Exploring the Issue All throughout Hollywood cloning has played a major role in numerous films;  from  The Island  all the way to  Multiplicity  this invigorating idea of cloning has made its  mark.  Jurassic Park  is one film that dealt with the rebirth of prehistoric mammals from  fossilized DNA. It is funny how this science fiction past has now become a present  reality. Many people have not a clue what cloning is; the Oxford English Dictionary says  that it is  “a person or animal that develops from one somatic cell of its parent and is  genetically identical to that parent.” This concept of cloning, by itself, is an intriguing  idea. Having an identical person both in the physical sense and the mental is an idea hard  for some to comprehend. Even though the first successful human clone could not come  for some time now, cloning is a monumental step for mankind. Benefits would come  from this innovation of technology, including; endless medical innovations, agriculturally  engineering crops and the repopulation of extinct animals. With all these positive aspects  of cloning, this is a technology that needs to be further developed. Some argue that it is  against moral beliefs to clone any animal and is a threat to society. Others straddle the  fence on the issue of cloning, protesting some issues while dismissing the additional 
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Eubanks 2 ones. But because of the benefits cloning offers, it could be a positive development for  society. In lieu of the medicinal supportive standpoint, they state that there are many cures  that could come from this innovation of cloning. People in support of cloning declare,  “that studying cloned animals and humans will enhance our understanding of genetics. In 
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