[LMB] Cloning?

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 09:43:11 BST 2021


I also have a organ donor notice on my driver's license. But I hope that
one day that nobody has to wait for a critical organ anymore.

On Sat, Oct 9, 2021, 10:32 PM <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:

> 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
>
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