biology - Harmon McAfee Position 2 The two types of...

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Harmon McAfee Position 2 The two types of controversial cloning, reproductive and therapeutic, are two different processes with different results. Human reproductive cloning involves many risks, it directly contradicts the natural reproductive process, and it is considered immoral. This practice meets strong opposition and should not be pursued. Therapeutic cloning, on the other hand, is beneficial and research into this process should continue. One of the major risks involved in human reproductive cloning is the chance of death. The success rate has proven to be very low so far, and although no attempt has been made to clone a human, the results of human cloning shouldn’t be any different than those of other mammal cloning experiences. If the clone does indeed survive the process, there is a high chance that he or she will be born with any number of disorders or that one will develop in later life. It is also unsafe for a female to carry and give birth to a clone. Physical risks are not the only ones involved. There is also the risk of ridding the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 102 taught by Professor Guffey during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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