Choose Your Favorite Embryo–and Dump the Rest

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Moral imbecility is a growth industry. Too bad you can’t buy stock.

A Stanford University law prof who doubles as a bioethics wallah predicts that within 20 to 40 years, sex will no longer be necessary for reproduction and that parents will be able to choose one or two embryos out of, say, 80: “Dozens of choices for which of your embryos should be placed in your womb to become your child” (https://www.yahoo.com/news/ethicist-foresees-choosing-baby-dozens-embryos-050710538.html).

What about the ones who aren’t chosen? Oh, well…

The idea seems to be to create a whole passel of embryos and pick the one you want. Predicts the prof, “The majority of babies who have good health coverage will be conceived this way.” His book is called The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction.

No more sex? Oh, you’ll still be able to indulge in fornication. Indeed, says the prof, this technique would enable “same-sex couples” to have babies. Like, what more could anybody want?

Someday I fear a book will be written, While Christianity Slept. God grant I’m wrong.

 

10 comments on “Choose Your Favorite Embryo–and Dump the Rest

  1. Well that sounds boring. Now they just need to figure out how to get rid of love so they can make their sexless and loveless unions complete.

  2. Hmmm …. So Aldous Huxley got some things right in “Brave New World,” too. He and Orwell were the superprophets of the 20th century.

    1. There are already shrines to Moloch. Most of them are operated by Planned Parenthood.

    1. Maybe they could reduce a dead person’s body to its constituent “salts” and from these re-create that person, many years later… No, wait–H.P. Lovecraft already thought of this.

    2. I always had this foolish notion that if I were to procreate a child I should be there to provide for them and prepare them for adult life. Silly me. 🙂

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