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Unformatted text preview: knowledge, power, and profits. What's more, cloning a person illustrates the loss of individuality. Annas even compares cloning to the story of Frankenstein. The creation of a monster in humanity was easily rejected by society because of its flaws. Ultimately, any attempt to clone a human being could put test subjects at significant risk. The idea of an exact duplicate of oneself is both fearsome and amazing. Its almost as if one could live forever. However, I support the proposal of putting a ban on cloning. George Annas provides more than enough information as to why human cloning should be stopped. It is unethical, dangerous, and fundamentally goes against nature. Conversely, Alex Epstein does a decent job of stating the benefits. Epsteins article did open my mind to the use of human cloning, but he criticized the contrasting side excessively. He accused them of anti-life and that playing God was not important....
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2008 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Mcbride during the Spring '08 term at Collin College.
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