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Planet of the Clones:

Should we clone human beings?

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  • The Debate

    Planet of the Clones

    Human cloning is anathema to most of us conjuring up Metropolis visions of identical humans serving tyrannical masters. But might this be a mistaken horror story? Could human cloning instead lead to medical breakthroughs and the end to infertility?


    The Panel

    Dolly the Sheep embryologist Sir Ian Wilmut, outspoken Oxford bioethicist and transhumanist Anders Sandberg and radical sociologist Hilary Rose seek out new life.

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  • Ian Wilmut
    The Pitch
    We should not clone humans
  • Anders Sandberg
    The Pitch
    The arguments against cloning are not convincing
  • Hilary Rose
    The Pitch
    Cloning can have serious social impacts
  • The Debate
    Theme One
    Would clones have an identity crisis?
  • The Debate
    Theme Two
    Designer babies
  • The Debate
    Theme Three
    Is human cloning inevitable?
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