Given the eugenic possibilities, the foreseen and unforeseen consequences, and our lack of wisdom to recreate ourselves, this should be considered an “off limits” area of human endeavor.
But Big Biotech, government technocrats, and the new eugenicists never say no–although they usually mask their full speed ahead mentality–by opposing what can’t be now done–in order to gain acquiescence to do what now can, or soon may, be done.
Cloning is cloning is cloning. Therapeutic cloning is just a different use of the cloned embryo than reproductive cloning, but the identical cloning technique is used in both. Moreover, TC is the essential step required to make RC feasible.