Unformatted text preview: terus is hardly a human being - even if it has the
potential to become human.” Possible Watersheds: Implantation
Pros - many embryos probably
fail to implant; well-deﬁned
period that does not sanction
later embryo destruction!
Cons - under the right conditions,
any IVF embryo could implant,
so the moral signiﬁcance is
unclear, especially as ex utero
rearing of embryos becomes
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R, Utah) "Hatch said he believes
that because the human
egg used in the research
process is not fertilized,
it is not an embryo and
thus not human life.”!
- CNN, May 1, 2002 Michael Sandel proposed a new word: !
“Clonotes.” as opposed to zygotes Possible Wate...
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- Spring '08
- Embryo, Embryonic stem cell, human embryos, Possible Watersheds