Saturday, 31 January 2015

Death of Original Sin


I hear the church (in both its Anglican and Catholic guise) is getting its knickers in a twist over so-called 3 parent babies that eliminate lethal genes and prevent them being passed on.

I'd have thought they'd be delighted - especially the Catholics. IVF = no-sex procreation = sinless procreation = the death of Original Sin (if you believe the ridiculous doctrine of OS is transmitted by the act of procreation).

Hang on though, that would negate the need for a Catholic church. Ah, I now see why they're against it - self-interest....


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  1. If you believe it's the actual act, but then presumably the semen was obtained by another allegedly unoriginal sin.

    What the Church of England has actually said is, "Can we have a bit of a think about this." Which is typically Anglican, and not necessarily bad science.

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    1. True, so we're banged to rights. There's no escaping sin for we miserable sinners.

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  2. However, it should be possible to clone women - we men start out as female anyway and are just genetically modified women. Some would say mishapes...

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  3. ...raised on a diet of broken biscuits?

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    1. It's trying to reply using a damned phone. Plays havoc with your Googles.

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