Protecting the Endangered Human: Toward an International Treaty Prohibiting Cloning and Inheritable Alterations

  title={Protecting the Endangered Human: Toward an International Treaty Prohibiting Cloning and Inheritable Alterations},
  author={George J. Annas and Lori B. Andrews and Rosario M. Isasi},
  journal={American Journal of Law \& Medicine},
  pages={151 - 178}
We humans tend to worry first about our own happiness, then about our families, then about our communities. In times of great stress, such as war or natural disaster, we may focus temporarily on our country but we rarely think about Earth as a whole or the human species as a whole. This narrow perspective, perhaps best exemplified by the American consumer, has led to the environmental degradation of our planet, a grossly widening gap in living standards between rich and poor people and nations… Expand
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