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Old April 30 2013, 08:10 PM   #600
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Re: Janeway's Decision to Kill Tuvix

On the other hand, the message of Never Let Me Go was unrelentingly bleak.

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I can understand the desperation to save one's child... but at the same time, you're killing your own child to save one you just happen to like more. Ugh.. life is not something to be casually interchanged like a part in a car.
Not sure what you're referring to but usually what happens is a genetic match is selected for IVF and then that child can provide some kind of non-invasive genetic support to a defective sibling. There isn't anywhere in the world where one child will be sacrificed to save another unless the sacrificial child is already brain dead and is being used for organ donation in the usual manner.

Embryonic procedures are obviously different and are subject to the rules of whatever country you live in.
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