The latest news from the United Kingdom – scientists have created designer embryos containing DNA from a man and TWO women – to make ‘healthier’ babies without presumed genetic disorders. I wonder who would be the identifiable mother.
Here’s the problem with designer embryos…first, playing God is not a good idea. Second, quit playing God. Third – let’s say your designer embryo becomes a baby! Wonderful! You’ve removed the chance for most abnormalities that can come with having children! Do you actually think God is pleased with you mocking his most precious creation? ‘For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.’*
That being said, what part of the gene pool is going to keep your child from becoming a drug addict…or a prostitute…or a high school dropout…on welfare…pregnant at 15…atheist or Christian?? ‘So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.’**
Or, where in the DNA can you splice an All American into the family? How much farther can this absolute madness go?
Embryos are created and destroyed as if it being nothing but medical waste to satisfy a persnickety parent.
Transhumanism is an intellectual and cultural movement supporting the use of science and technology to improve human mental and physical characteristics and capacities***. Essentially, transhumanism is part of the plan to make a ‘super race’. You know, kind of like Adolf Hitler.
“If nobody gets hurt and everybody has access,” says John Hughes (proclaimed transhumanist), “then genetic modification is perfectly fine, and restricting it is an assault on reproductive freedom. It’s in the same category as abortion. If you think women have the right to control their own bodies, then they should be able to make this choice,” he said. “There should be no law restricting the kind of kids people have, unless there’s gross evidence that they’re going to harm that kid, or harm society.” Read the entire aritcle here.
Perhaps they should get a puppy instead – maybe not. You know how the ASPCA and PETA are…they’re so particular.
*Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV), **Genesis 1:27 (ESV), ***Wikipedia