Becoming Immortal

Combining Cloning and Stem-Cell Therapy

Stanley Shostak
eISBN-13: 9780791488416

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Providing the philosophical, practical, and theoretical leverage for abandoning evolution and development in favor of engineering human beings, Becoming Immortal examines the directions biological change might take if civilization were to take charge of its own destiny. With the aid of embryonic manipulation, cloning, and stem-cell therapy, immortality would seem within the reach of future generations. The question is, "Do we presently have the wisdom to undertake creating immortal organisms?" The author examines every facet of this question, from theory to practice, and provides an answer through an in-depth analysis of life and death.

ISBNs 9780791454022, 0791488411, 9780791488416
Language English