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It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
I agree with jamesrage in respect to prior testing with animals. That would go a long way toward finding and preparing for potential problems.
If mankind ever establishes colonies in weightless space, I suspect the experimentation will occur whether it is sanctioned or not...but I don't think, at this point, we need to push it.
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Ethical for me includes: Is spending money on space reproduction an ethical expenditure? Even if they used an mammal that essentially duplicated the human mechanisms, it would be unethical.
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Sure, why not? As long as she is given all the information we have about what could happen to her, and the possibilities for this child. I'm sure the same trepidation was felt before the first test tube baby, and all sorts of other advances.
But we probably ought to send monkeys to test this out first first.
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.