Debate:Ectogenesis

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Proposition[edit]

Ectogenesis, a process first described in 1924 by British scientist J.B.S Haldane, is the growth of mammalian embryos in artificial environments.He predicted that by 2074,nearly 70% of all human births will be "motherless".Reminds one of Gattaca or the human farms from Matrix doesn't it? Haldane was a friend of Aldous Huxley,who as you will of course know wrote the famous novel Brave New World. I thought that this is at least a century away,but I stumbled upon this futurist site(link) which claims that ectogenesis will be commercially available by 2034.This is why I would like to hear your opinion on this subject. Is this ethical? Will in a hundred years sexual reproduction seem barbaric?

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But sure as hell the wingnuts and greens's gonna find it totally evel[1], as they do any kind of groundbreaking new technology (e.g. GMOs, surrogate maternity, in vitro fertilization, genetic screening of embryos before implantation and so on. I'm living in Europe, so I have ridiculously strict bio-"ethic" laws right here). Goddamn Luddist scum.--Arisboch ☞✍☜☞✉☜ 10:11, 3 August 2015 (UTC)

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  1. Misspelling intentional