From sheep to Human?

Susan Hogarth sjhogart at unity.ncsu.edu
Tue Mar 4 23:33:39 EST 1997


taguebw at wfu.edu wrote:
> 
> 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

Is this some sort of subtle joke? If not, I pity you, you poor child of
the 90's... 
... lighten up, eh?
;-)



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