Have you ever imagined what life would be like if we could eliminate human
problems? This is the question that arises when the issue of cloning is brought
up. Cloning is the process where by organisms, cells, or microorganisms are
copied to produce an almost identical genotype. Cloning is beneficial to
humanity. It can help solve organ limitations, cure diseases, and take a giant
step forward toward immortality. One of the strongest reasons to support that
cloning is beneficial to humanity is that there would be a solution to organ
limitation. One of the greatest problems in medicine today is that many people
need organs for various reasons, which are not available. This creates a lot of
unnecessary deaths, and problems for patients. There are not enough organs to
supply the need in demand.
Currently in America, 2300 of the 40,000 Americans
who needed a new heart in 1997 got one. That means that approximately 94% did
not receive one. This is just the heart we are talking about. Imagine the
staggering number of organs that are needed in the world. For example, in the
States, there are 36,00 patients waiting for an organ transplant. Also, about
one third of these patients waiting will die because of the lack of available
organs. There are a great number of failures with organ donation. The failures
can cause serious illness, and possible death. Therefore, cloning human organs
is very beneficial to humanity.
If we cloned human organs we would be
eliminating a major killer to the human race and providing patients worldwide
with a healthy cloned organ. If the organ was rejected, we simply make another
one to suit the patient. This could be continued until there is match. There
would be no waiting lists, less complications, and almost no deaths. Cloning
would help us benefit by solving organ donation problems. another great reason
to clone humans is that it would cure diseases. Secondly, another persuasive
reason that cloning is beneficial to humanity is that it would cure diseases.
One of the most important facts in disease is that we do not have the technology
to find a cure to the problem.
An example would be some defective genes embedded
within humans, these genes allow people to become sick when they would otherwise
remain healthy. However , if we are able to clone human, we can understand more
about these defective genes and replace them. Cancer is one of the major
diseases that is killing people around the world. Many drugs were made to try to
prevent this deadly disease, but we are unable to find out how cells
differentiate into specific kind of tissue, nor to they understand why cancerous
cells lose their differentiation. Through cloning we may be able to produce an
effective gene therapy to cure this disease. Addition to this fact, the Taysachs
Disease is one of the genetic diseases caused by the missing of an enzyme called
hexoseaminidase A. Through cloning, we would be able to create this enzyme and
save alot of peoples lives. Finally, the most important reason that cloning is
beneficial to humanity is that it would enable us take a giant step towards our
Wouldnt it be great if you did not have to worry about setting
old or dying? Well with human cloning this is all possible. Dr. Richard Seed,
one of the leading proponents of human cloning technology, suggests that it is
possible to reverse the aging process because of what we learn from cloning.
Cloning would help reverse aging by teaching us how to set our age back to 20.
This is possible because each time a cell is cloned it is treated as a new cell
with the age zero. Therefore, cloning would enable human beings to copy their
cells and have the new ones with the age zero implanted into them when they are
older. This would make them feel as if they were 20, but they really are 65.
This would allow humans to live to an age that they want, and when they are
ready they can choose to die, with some exceptions that are unavoidable death.
Human cloning would allow us to essentially live forever. Human cloning is
beneficial to our existence. It can help solve organ limitations, cure diseases,
and take a step toward living forever. Overall the whole issue of cloning is a
great idea that has many positive side effects.