Ethicists have long warned that embryonic stem-cell research and human cloning will inevitably lead to a technology where babies are "farmed" and "harvested" for the organs and cells they can provide to adults. Clearly, that day has arrived.Read the whole thing.
Our enlightened culture has jettisoned its belief in the Christian concepts of the sanctity of human life and the promise of life after death. Fear of death has thrown us into a perpetual state of panic about illness and aging. That panic will drive us to cross any and every ethical line in order to stave off the end.
What pitiable creatures we have become.
Thursday, August 10, 2006
"What pitiable creatures we have become"
Charlie Lehardy writes: