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Unformatted text preview: In Destroying Embryos, Meilaender is concerned with bringing an embryo into existence for the sole purpose of using it in research. He notes that in cloning embryos that creating it and then destroying it after the research would always be the case. This will cause a language of respect towards the embryo to be thrown out the window. People who advocate for embryonic research have not wanted to say that embryos are able for us to use so they say that embryos should be treated with respect. Meilaender wonders where this respect comes into play when the embryo is cloned. After a while, the embryonic research might turn into an industry where there are numerous numbers of embryos that are used for research. It will become difficult to have respect for all of those embryos....
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- Spring '07