India Nurtures Business of Surrogate Motherhood "Surrogacy is an area fraught with ethical and legal uncertainties. Critics argue that the ease with which relatively rich foreigners are able to “rent” the wombs of poor Indians creates the potential for exploitation. Although the government is actively promoting India as a medical tourism destination, what some see as an exchange of money for babies has made many here uncomfortable." NY Times
Q&A: Hybrid embryos "Researchers say the work is needed to advance the understanding of complex diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Motor Neurone Disease. But critics say it involves the needless destruction of human life, and is fraught with moral difficulties."
"Quick and unexpected deaths are not uncommon, but most deaths occur with some forewarning. What would life be like if most natural deaths came unannounced? How might our culture be different? Might we be more loving in an everyday way? Or would we become more anxious than ever, jumping at every unexpected knock on the door?"