[LMB] Cloning?

alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
Sun Oct 10 04:32:03 BST 2021

On Sun, 10 Oct 2021, Joel Polowin wrote:
> I don't have a problem with cloned *parts* being grown, like the organs
> described in LMB's books: Miles's new organs, Professora Vorthys's
> heart, and so on.  I'm not even terribly offended by the idea of an
> acephalic body being grown for organs to be harvested from.  I hate the
> idea of a person being brought to maturity for that purpose with a mind,
> and then killed.

Strongly agreed - not that I need anything right now, but... I'd like knee 
and hip joints cloned too.

The current situation leads to people making public special pleas for 
kidney donors, which is wrong in itself. There should be not a shortage of 
organs (and yes, I've fully filled out my after-death organ donor card.)


Alayne McGregor
alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca

What we need is a tough new kind of feminism with no illusions. ... We
need a kind of feminism that aims not just to assimilate into the
institutions that men have created over the centuries, but to infiltrate
and subvert them. -- Barbara Ehrenreich

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