What do you think is more unethical?

By Tore Lindeman in General

Do you believe that cloning human embryos for embryonic stem cell research is more unethical that creating synthetic life? rnPersonally, cloning human embryos is a touchy subject because we are talking about a human embryo a potential fetus, thus potential human. Though, if this was allowed, we would be able to detect embryonic stem cells, possibly stop spending billions of dollars on researching why salamanders grow legs, and actually try to find an embryonic stem cell that depicts the same activity so that way when you lose an arm, a lung or heart you can grow one back yourself! Now, that it turn would be excellent, solving health conditions, extending life and possibly immortality but the upside is -- it is all human 100% no robotics, artificial hearts, synthetic arms, non-human components, and you aren't "playing God" you are just manipulating God's creations something we already do, vaccinations, genetically modified plants food, etc... THOUGH on the other hand, Synthetic Biology, here we ARE playing God, we are creating organisms from scratch , we are genetically altering and creating new species from scratch not manipulation from SCRATCH. We do not know how they work, how they mutate, if they will mutate. Some synthetic organisms are made of inorganic materials. Synthetic Biology is happening, no one is in uproar no one is complaining, they claim human cloning is playing God? I think people have their wires crossed. Now, if synthetic biology goes forward we can look forward to a life of new species created, alteration of HUMAN species and integration with information technology as - SynBio is actually information technology based and DNA is referred to as software and non-organic components seems to work better than synthesized organic materials. I think this is the path of the human species destruction and the fact that the MEDIA have not informed the public is even more alarming.
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  • I don't think we can think in terms of Science and God at the same time. It should be either "faith" or "Science". Both can not go parallel. Religions are created by humans and so is God. Same religious people [like priests, Popes, ministers etc] who preach God and tell people to stay away from scientific research themselves are beneficiaries of Science [like childhood vaccines without which chances of their survival would have diminished a lot] and they conveniently forget that. When they get ill they DON'T call God for help, they go to hospitals and pop up pills to get well [again take benefits from Science]. Eat all kinds of genetically modified medicines and get their kids injected with genetically modified vaccines and get themselves and their gfs, wives, moms and daughters injected with Botox but when comes to disease resistant genetically modified crops they create ruckus in society. They are diabolical, talk nonsense, are illiterate and just to reap benefits from equally ignorant society spread the word that scientists are "Playing God".
    Ethics is a two way sword. We can not get something for nothing. I don't understand how reaping benefits from scientific research is "Good" but no support for the same research is "Bad" or "Unethical" or "Playing God". Scientists have to have research facilities without "ANY" bars where they can do research, learn and understand the basic mechanisms of life and how we can make it better.
  • I don't think we can think in terms of Science and God at the same time. It should be either "faith" or "Science". Both can not go parallel. Religions are created by humans and so is God. Same religious people [like priests, Popes, ministers etc] who preach God and tell people to stay away from scientific research themselves are beneficiaries of Science [like childhood vaccines without which chances of their survival would have diminished a lot] and they conveniently forget that. When they get ill they DON'T call God for help, they go to hospitals and pop up pills to get well [again take benefits from Science]. Eat all kinds of genetically modified medicines and get their kids injected with genetically modified vaccines and get themselves and their gfs, wives, moms and daughters injected with Botox but when comes to disease resistant genetically modified crops they create ruckus in society. They are diabolical, talk nonsense, are illiterate and just to reap benefits from equally ignorant society spread the word that scientists are "Playing God".
    Ethics is a two way sword. We can not get something for nothing. I don't understand how reaping benefits from scientific research is "Good" but no support for the same research is "Bad" or "Unethical" or "Playing God". Scientists have to have research facilities without "ANY" bars where they can do research, learn and understand the basic mechanisms of life and how we can make it better.
  • I don't think we can think in terms of Science and God at the same time. It should be either "faith" or "Science". Both can not go parallel. Religions are created by humans and so is God. Same religious people [like priests, Popes, ministers etc] who preach God and tell people to stay away from scientific research themselves are beneficiaries of Science [like childhood vaccines without which chances of their survival would have diminished a lot] and they conveniently forget that. When they get ill they DON'T call God for help, they go to hospitals and pop up pills to get well [again take benefits from Science]. Eat all kinds of genetically modified medicines and get their kids injected with genetically modified vaccines and get themselves and their gfs, wives, moms and daughters injected with Botox but when comes to disease resistant genetically modified crops they create ruckus in society. They are diabolical, talk nonsense, are illiterate and just to reap benefits from equally ignorant society spread the word that scientists are "Playing God".
    Ethics is a two way sword. We can not get something for nothing. I don't understand how reaping benefits from scientific research is "Good" but no support for the same research is "Bad" or "Unethical" or "Playing God". Scientists have to have research facilities without "ANY" bars where they can do research, learn and understand the basic mechanisms of life and how we can make it better.

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