From sheep to Human?

taguebw at wfu.edu taguebw at wfu.edu
Tue Mar 4 15:31:34 EST 1997


Susan Hogarth wrote:
> 
> Jerome Freed wrote:
> >
> > Previous stuff:
> >
> > >john wrote:
> > >
> > > Out of interest would it be possible for a woman to give birth to a clone
> > > of herself.  If a nucleus from a cell was transferred to one of her eggs
> > > and this was allowed to develop before being implanted in the normal way,
> > > she could then give birth to herself!
> >
> > >Susan wrote;
> >
> > >Yes, and then men would be truly superfluous!
> >
> > No, Susan, she would give birth to a baby.  It would not be herself
> > unless she, too, had been born yesterday.
> 
> Oops - I was just being a smartass, but you're right. She'd be giving
> birth to a *copy* of herself. So what? I was trying to be funny;
> obviously I failed ;-)

Since when is sexism funny?

Brian



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