Views on therapeutic cloning

This mindmap shows the roman catholic and protestant views on therapeutic cloning

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  • Created on: 05-01-13 16:42
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  • Views on therapeutic cloning
    • Roman Catholic views
      • Destruction of embryo shows disrespect and is tantamount to murder
      • A form of biological slavery
      • Human life is being treated as a disposable biological material
      • Exploitation
      • Morally unacceptable
      • The use of adult stem cells provides a viable alternative
    • Protestant views
      • Extension of Christ's healing work
      • Act of compassion for those suffering from terrible physical conditions
      • Acceptable use of God-given intelligence and skills
      • Before 14 days the embryo is not human life in any meaningful sense
      • Acceptable as there is no valid alternative
        • Adult stem cells more limited in usefulness

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