Surpassing the limits of human nature
Scientifically-assisted human procreation, which began as a means for couples to overcome infertility problems, now figures as a means of pressing the limits of nature rather than working within them. It is nothing but “cruel procreation”.
Just think of the post-menopausal women who, thanks to Fertilization and In Vitro Transfer (FIVET), have achieved their aim of having children at the age more appropriate for grand-motherhood. The record is held by Adriana Illescu, a 67-year-old retired Romanian teacher became a single mother with donated sperm and ova, giving birth after nine years of fertility treatments.
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