Unformatted text preview: thought and time. For example, using people as human Petri dishes in which to run all sorts of experiments is, I believe, an immoral thing to do. Does ESC research cross that line? That depends on what your view of a human is. Does a person’s life begin at conception or birth? One must make this distinction before he goes on with his ESC defense. Personally, I believe life starts at conception, so harvesting ESC’s, parent’s will or not, is immoral. If scientists have a gut-feeling that they shouldn’t be researching ESC’s, then they should probably listen to it. It seems to be the most honest source of opinion around today....
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- Spring '08
- Science, ESC research cross, Sara Beardsley, ESC experimentation