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Reproduction without sex,
a liberating future

CNN, by Aarathi Prasad

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Posted By:garnet, 12/21/2012 6:44:39 AM

Last year on the 50th anniversary of the creation of the contraceptive pill its inventor Carl Djerassi spoke of the coming dramatic changes to reproductive options -- of the technologies that will have just as big an impact on society in the 50 years to come. After sex without reproduction, reproduction without sex. In an article in the UK´s "traditional values" tabloid, the Daily Mail, titled "A Terrifying Future for Female Fertility," Djerassi said, "There are an enormous number of well-educated, proficient women who, when facing the biological clock, first pay attention to their professional ambitions...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Feebie, 12/21/2012 6:59:50 AM     (No. 9077213)

Brave New World

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/21/2012 7:06:31 AM     (No. 9077219)

Maybe this will be the means by which one third of mankind will die (Rev 9:18). We´ve already murdered most of two generations. Liberating? Hardly!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 12/21/2012 7:12:02 AM     (No. 9077226)

Thinly veiled pro-gay propaganda.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/21/2012 7:20:51 AM     (No. 9077236)

To each his own. I´ll stick with the old way, thanks. The science described in the article makes reproduction sound about as sexy as a root canal.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/21/2012 7:27:07 AM     (No. 9077243)

Reproduction without sex?

I know at least one wife who might go for it...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 12/21/2012 7:40:19 AM     (No. 9077266)

Just what the world needs -- more destruction of the family unit, the very core of civilized society.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 12/21/2012 7:49:30 AM     (No. 9077286)

Is there no limits? This is the ultimate dehumanization of the human species. Reproduction with humans. How vile and how dull.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: chumley, 12/21/2012 8:26:33 AM     (No. 9077357)

They have proven that children produced asexually are often sickly and slow.
It just proves the old adage "Spare the rod, spoil the child".

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Reply 9 - Posted by: happy conservative, 12/21/2012 8:29:09 AM     (No. 9077361)

Another mere human´s effort to kick God. He created a beautiful world that sinful man has adulterated into a cesspool. This Prasad guy (?) is thrilled that sex (created by God) for procreation and pleasure (for a married couple, man and woman) is being replaced by science. Truly a reprobate.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: WAN2, 12/21/2012 8:34:42 AM     (No. 9077370)

Back to our caves, guys.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rather Read, 12/21/2012 9:16:35 AM     (No. 9077446)

There are times I think Aldous Huxley had a time machine.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: MrYules, 12/21/2012 9:30:30 AM     (No. 9077477)

Nor just technology, but politics too. Freezing eggs and sperm. Do-able. Sterilization... why? And after sterilization one´s genetic heritage is stored outside one´s own body under the control of strangers. And why would men volunteer to be sterilized, given their longer span of sperm production?
Maybe more politics than technology here.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: jlw509, 12/21/2012 9:44:04 AM     (No. 9077508)

So, are females a misbegotten breed? Are our bodies basically, finally, not in our own best interest?

No way.

Our human design is a wonder, not a curse. Our sexual design in particular, (with its pleasurability and its fertility and its
bond-ability) is not sick. We don´t need to be "´cured" of it.

It’s OK to be a woman. We don´t need to be "fixed."

You can reorganize the government and restructure the university; you can retool the economy and redesign society. But human beings as such -- in our minds, our souls, our bodies, ourselves -- are not to be redesigned.

We must either perfect our wholeness, or repudiate it. If we repudiate it, there is little to prevent us from erasing
ourselves finally, erasing our humanity, function by function, line by line.

But if we perfect our wholeness, we will do
something far better. We will hold up before the eyes of the world the image and likeness of God.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena, 12/21/2012 1:10:55 PM     (No. 9078048)

Since the 70´s, in vitro fertilization has become common. There is no evidence--none--that these children are any different from children conceived the "old fashioned" way. Reproduction without sex doesn´t mean people won´t have sex. It is just a way for people who otherwise couldn´t have children to have them. What is wrong with that? There still has to be a woman involved (take note, gay couples).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jlw509, 12/21/2012 2:08:09 PM     (No. 9078150)

Oh, the gays are the biggest cheerleaders for this. Gay men from Germany, the UK and the USA use their own sperm, get ova from clinically superovulated white college girls, and debark as "reproductive tourists" in India and Guatemala, where they rent a native reproductive concubine at the "clinic," put it all together via a considerable amount of cash, and eventually walk off with newborn babies. Congratulations, Jason and Kurt!

Like a combination of a slave auction and a science project, it´s breeding and trading in human flesh.

You´ve come a long way, baby.

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