posted on Aug, 7 2005 @ 08:02 AM
Originally posted by gekko
I believe that the religious fanatics real problem is that scientists are "playing god".
No, that would be incorrect. All opposition publically stated so far has been toward using aborted fetuses, that's they're concern.
Which I dont' agree with by the way - and I'm a fundamentalist evangelical christian.
But to this story - I'm a bit aggravated. This was a logical alternative source of stem cells from the moment this whole bru-ha-ha ensued and the
scientific community assured all of us sitting here thinking it would be a viable source that it was, in fact, NOT
a viable source in lieu of
All of a sudden we hear differently. Well, thanks a lot scientific community, you slowed this whole research thing down just as much as the misguided
religious folks out there, and I can't figure out why you did. I mean, if you're astonished
by the abundance of stem cells in placenta
that means you really hadn't looked at it before when you told all of us you couldn't get them.
bah - I'm disgusted with just about everybody in this debate - religious groups, politicians and now the scientists. Meanwhile my quadraplegic
nephew continues to wait for the collective group of liars and dogmatic idiots to pull their heads out of their backsides so that he can be given a
chance to scratch his own ass again before he dies.
Pardon me - but this topic continues to upset me.