Is Human Cloning Ethical?
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This presentation about Human Cloning was created by Karim Frenn, Rana Akel, Elie Antoun, Jad Eid and Marwan Matar for an Ethics course.

This presentation about Human Cloning was created by Karim Frenn, Rana Akel, Elie Antoun, Jad Eid and Marwan Matar for an Ethics course.

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  • 1. jjMonday, July 30, 12
  • 2. Monday, July 30, 12
  • 3. Human CloningMonday, July 30, 12
  • 4. Monday, July 30, 12
  • 5. Report http://bit.ly/humancloningreportMonday, July 30, 12
  • 6. Report http://bit.ly/humancloningreport Presentation http://bit.ly/humancloningpresentationMonday, July 30, 12
  • 7. How is Cloning Done?Monday, July 30, 12
  • 8. How is Cloning Done?Monday, July 30, 12
  • 9. How is Cloning Done?Monday, July 30, 12
  • 10. How is Cloning Done?Monday, July 30, 12
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  • 17. Monday, July 30, 12
  • 18. History of Cloning 1962 A Professor at Oxford University claimed to have cloned frogs from differentiated adult intestinal cellsMonday, July 30, 12
  • 19. History of Cloning 1962 A Professor at Oxford University claimed to have cloned frogs from differentiated adult intestinal cellsMonday, July 30, 12
  • 20. History of Cloning 1964 A carrot plant was cloned from a fully differentiated carrot root cellMonday, July 30, 12
  • 21. History of Cloning 1965-1995 Cows, Frogs, Mice and Sheep were clonedMonday, July 30, 12
  • 22. History of Cloning July 5, 1996 DollyMonday, July 30, 12
  • 23. Monday, July 30, 12
  • 24. Do clones have the same Will the countries with the best rights as “natural” humans? scientists have the best armies? What about religious issues ? What are its advantages and disadvantages? Should we allow human cloning? Wouldn’t be much easier if we had Will the clone have the human clones to work for others? same soul as the original ? Can we reach a decisive Won’t human cloning lead to conclusion about this issue? more wars in this case? What legal and political issues arise Aren’t clones like identical twins? with the prospect of human cloning? Is Human Cloning Ethical?Monday, July 30, 12
  • 25. Human Cloning and ... Divine Command Theory Naturalism Religion Kantianism Utilitarianism Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 26. The Divine Command TheoryMonday, July 30, 12
  • 27. Anything commanded by God is considered to be moralMonday, July 30, 12
  • 28. God created man as his imageMonday, July 30, 12
  • 29. The ultimate goal of the human kind is to achieve unity with GodMonday, July 30, 12
  • 30. “Human cloning helps achieve our ultimate goal of unity with God, thus cloning is moral” Cloning AdvocateMonday, July 30, 12
  • 31. Monday, July 30, 12
  • 32. Human cloning will give us the ability to create humansMonday, July 30, 12
  • 33. Human cloning will give us the ability to create humans Creating humans is the ability of GodMonday, July 30, 12
  • 34. Human cloning will give us the ability to create humans Creating humans is the ability of God Human cloning gives us God like abilitiesMonday, July 30, 12
  • 35. Human cloning will give us the ability to create humans Creating humans is the ability of God Human cloning gives us God like abilities But if all of us have God-like abilities, then what is the purpose of having a God?Monday, July 30, 12
  • 36. Human cloning will give us the ability to create humans Creating humans is the ability of God Human cloning gives us God like abilities But if all of us have God-like abilities, then what is the purpose of having a God? Human cloning is immoral in the opinion of the Direct Command Theory because it removes the necessity of having GodMonday, July 30, 12
  • 37. NaturalismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 38. Natural is MoralMonday, July 30, 12
  • 39. Human Nose MoralMonday, July 30, 12
  • 40. Human Nose ImmoralMonday, July 30, 12
  • 41. Human NoseMonday, July 30, 12
  • 42. Natural Human FertilizationMonday, July 30, 12
  • 43. ReligionMonday, July 30, 12
  • 44. Almost all opponents to cloning techniques tend to refer to ReligionMonday, July 30, 12
  • 45. ChristianityCloning is playing the role of god and defying the course of nature from taking place.Monday, July 30, 12
  • 46. Islam God created man of an extraction of clay and that God is the only creator.Monday, July 30, 12
  • 47. Judaism Liberal*Jews*look* Conserva)ve*Jews*have* forward*to*the*use*of* never*encouraged* poten)al*medical* cloning* advancement*of* cloning*Monday, July 30, 12
  • 48. Hinduism Man is God and God is ManMonday, July 30, 12
  • 49. Buddhism No absolute opinion on ethical rightness of CloningMonday, July 30, 12
  • 50. KantianismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 51. A person should treat other people as having intrinsic value, and not merely as a means to achieve one’s end 2nd formula of Categorical ImperativeMonday, July 30, 12
  • 52. Cloning is used for Bringing back historical figuresMonday, July 30, 12
  • 53. Cloning is used for Medical ResearchMonday, July 30, 12
  • 54. Cloning is used for Army BasesMonday, July 30, 12
  • 55. Violation of Human Dignity Organ TransplantMonday, July 30, 12
  • 56. Violation of Human Dignity Organ TransplantMonday, July 30, 12
  • 57. Violation of Human Dignity Commercial PurposeMonday, July 30, 12
  • 58. Immoral ActMonday, July 30, 12
  • 59. Cultural RelativismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 60. Different cultures have different moral codesMonday, July 30, 12
  • 61. What is considered right in a certain society can be considered wrong in anotherMonday, July 30, 12
  • 62. The rightness of an act depends on one’s societyMonday, July 30, 12
  • 63. UtilitarianismasdasdasdasdaSADlkmalkmaMCADLKCMADSKSSKCNNJDNCJDSNCALSCNSINASCKASDNCAISUDCNSJNCSDSDC`;xasbddkssicmdsssdsdasaasdasakssadasdasasdaasdajadasdasasoooqo `;xasbddkssicmdsssdsdasaasdasaksicmdsas;xasbddkssicm `;xasbddkssicmdsMonday, July 30, 12
  • 64. The rightness of an act depends on its consequencesMonday, July 30, 12
  • 65. Human cloning can promote happinessMonday, July 30, 12
  • 66. Human cloning can promote unhappinessMonday, July 30, 12
  • 67. Consequences are not always what we expect them to beMonday, July 30, 12
  • 68. The view of Utilitarianism on cloning is not absoluteMonday, July 30, 12
  • 69. RachelsMonday, July 30, 12
  • 70. InfertilityMonday, July 30, 12
  • 71. Genetic diseasesMonday, July 30, 12
  • 72. Tissue or organ transplantMonday, July 30, 12
  • 73. Fear UniquenessMonday, July 30, 12
  • 74. Fear As mean to an endMonday, July 30, 12
  • 75. Ethical EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 76. Normative Ethical Theory A person ought to do what is in his or her own self-interestMonday, July 30, 12
  • 77. Human Cloning can be both beneficial and detrimental according to Ethical EgoistsMonday, July 30, 12
  • 78. Human Cloning can be both beneficial and detrimental according to Ethical EgoistsMonday, July 30, 12
  • 79. Better Lifestyle & Healthier LifeMonday, July 30, 12
  • 80. OverpopulationMonday, July 30, 12
  • 81. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Religion Naturalism Kantianism Utilitarianism Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 82. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Naturalism Kantianism Utilitarianism Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 83. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Kantianism Utilitarianism Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 84. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Against Kantianism Utilitarianism Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 85. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Against Kantianism Against Utilitarianism Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 86. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Against Kantianism Against Utilitarianism Debatable Cultural Relativism Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 87. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Against Kantianism Against Utilitarianism Debatable Cultural Relativism Debatable Rachels EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 88. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Against Kantianism Against Utilitarianism Debatable Cultural Relativism Debatable Rachels For EgoismMonday, July 30, 12
  • 89. That’s all for today! Divine Command Theory Against Religion Depends Naturalism Against Kantianism Against Utilitarianism Debatable Cultural Relativism Debatable Rachels For Egoism DebatableMonday, July 30, 12
  • 90. Thank You! jjjjjMonday, July 30, 12