The world was shocked with the birth of the cloned sheep, Dolly. It caused a sensation around the world because it meant the possibility of cloning human was increased. Some people think cloning human helps infertile couples to have a child, so it fs a good thing. Some other people think, for moral, emotional, and a lot of other reasons, human cloning shouldn ft be allowed. Should human cloning be allowed?
First of all, we should know exactly what human cloning is. In the simplest language, cloning is the process in which the DNA from some cell of a body is put by an electrical shock into a female egg cell whose DNA has been removed. Then the egg cell is implanted into a womb, and after that it grows as same as a natural baby does.1
Many scientists think human cloning is a good way for infertile couples and unmarried people to have a child of their own. Right now, it is the only way for those people to have a kin child. They just need to find a suitable mother and give DNA to her. If everything goes well, after ten moths, they will have their own child.
Secondly, human cloning technology also helps women who want to have a child but don ft want to suffer from the discomforts of pregnancy or the anguish of childbirthing. What they need to do is the same things above-mentioned. In this point, human cloning is no longer developed for only infertile people or unmarried people, but also for glazy h women.2
Lastly, we always wish great people could never die so that they can make more contributions to the human race. Human cloning technology can make our dreams come true. We can get the DNA of great people and clone them. So there will be more and more talented people on the world, and the human beings will become wiser and wiser.
But, for moral reasons, many people oppose human cloning. What is the exact relationship between the cloned baby and the cloner? In other words, a child grows up knowing her mother