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Cloning has created the possibility of man-made life. This is where the question of morals and ethics come in. Should humans tamper with the work of God? Should they experiment with a sacred living being in their effort to make it better? The following are just a few arguments both for and against reproductive cloning:

Human cloning would change the perception and understanding about children, and people in general. Human beings would be perceived as objects that can be designed and manufactured to possess specific characteristics.
There is something called the uniqueness of an individual. Human cloning would diminsh this sense of uniqueness. In effect, it would lead to a devaluation of clones in comparison to non-clones.
Cloning will strongly tend to constrain individual psychological and social development since the cloned children would unavoidibily be raised in "the shadow" of their nuclear donor.
Cloning is very unsafe. 95%-98% of attempts at cloning have resulted in failure in the form of miscarriages, stillbirths, and life-threatening abnormalities. Cloning cannot be accomplished without putting the physical safety of the clones, and the females who bear them at grave risk.
If cloning is allowed and accepted in society, what's next? It is difficult to understand how any other dangerous applications of genetic engineering technology could be rejected.

Cloning can provide genetically related children for people who cannot reproduce.
It would allow lesbians to have children without having to use donor sperm.
If a child dies, parents can seek redress for their loss through cloning.
Human cloning is a reproductive right, and should be allowed once it is judged to be no less safe than natural reproduction.
Just think of the possibilities! How much are we missing on if we ban cloning without even giving it a chance!

Everyone can have their own stand on the topic of cloning. Some find it morally unacceptable while some think of it as science's favor to humanity.

Lester Thurow, professor of Economics and Management at the University of Massachussets says:

"Some will hate it, some will love it, but biotechnology is inevitably leading to a world in which plants, animals and human beings are going to be partly man-made….Suppose parents could add 30 points to their children's IQ. Wouldn't you want to do it? And if you don't, your child will be the stupidest child in the neighborhood."

Cloning will artificialize the environment. Plants and vegetation that grow naturally will also be grown through cloning. Anything in nature that we run short of, we will be able to clone it. As mentioned earlier, this could save endangered species and improve our natural resources, but the fact remains that the world will not remain as God intended. The whole earth is running on a very delicate balance of natural resources and living beings that consume them. Cloning living beings will require more natural resources and could upset the whole balance of the planet.

Not only does cloning affect the environment, it also affects the world's economy. Cloning equipment is very expensive. Instead of draining the economy by investing in cloning research, the money can go to people that are hungry and dying. This valuable money can be invested in research for deadly diseases like cancer. Cloning is not a necessity for survival, eliminating hunger and disease is.

In our own opinion, cloning is ethically wrong. Human beings are a creation of God, not man. If man were to tamper with the work of God, it would surely result in chaos. God is perfect, science isn't and never will be. Even though cloning promises many uses, just imagine if cloning were widely accepted today. What kind of a world would we be living in? Genetically modified people being manufactured in a factory; A dead child brought back to life by cloning his DNA. Sounds almost like a sci-fi movie doesn't it?