Argument Against Human Cloning

The idea of cloning humans has always stirred debate, raising moral and
ethical issues.As research and experiments continue delve into the
frontiers of technology and science, we inch closer to the possibility of
cloning becoming a reality.In fact, it is unrealistic to assume it will
never happen.To deal with the implications of cloning, we should hesitate
to consider the cost cloning would have on society as a whole.Human
cloning is unethical because we cannot know the results, because alters
societal roles, and because it degrades humanity.As we move forward into
the millennium, the cloned animal, Dolly, had already died prematurely.
Efforts are made across the globe to create thefirst cloned human being
withoutfirst considering the consequences. This paper will focus on the
ethical and moral dilemmas surrounding the science of cloning and why it
We shouldfirst understand our own limits and balance them with logical
thinking.Ethics involves doing the right thing.In theory, cloning
sounds like a great idea.However, in practice, it presents more problems
than it can solve.Part of being a human being in a functioning society
involves responsibility.Part of thinking about the future includes
incorporating the law of unintended consequences.When we consider
cloning, we must not blindly overlook its negative implications.Cloning
always conjures up ideas of Dr. Frankenstein, who became a victim of his
own desire for knowledge.Frankenstein and his hideous were indeed
fictional characters, Mary Shelley understood the danger associated with
the hunger for knowledge.In Frankenstein, Shelley warns us of the dangers
of knowledge with the dying Victor Frankenstein tells Walton, “seek
happiness in tranquility and avoid ambition, even if it be only the
apparently innocent one of distinguishing yourself in science and
discoveries” (Shelley 200)Clearly, Fran…

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