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Human Reproductive Cloning and dignity in Islamic TeachingsHuman Reproductive Cloning and dignity in Islamic Teachings
Rahmatollah Marzband, Majid Shafaroudi, Malekzadeh *
Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences , malek1344@gmail.com
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 Introduction and Aim: Although using cloning technology has opened a new horizon on easier treatment of mankind diseases. But, human reproductive cloning has created concerns on injustices and infringement to principles and human ethics among the religious thinkers. Main point of Ethical problem on human reproductive cloning is the violation on human dignity. The purpose of this article is study of incompatibility of human reproductive cloning and human dignity in Quranic teachings.
Material and Method: The present study is based on the analytical, documental and conceptual method. In this regard, the necessary data gathered by refer to the first-hand sources such as Quranic interpretations books like Almizan, Nemone Quran encyclopedia and data bank sites like Magiran, Noormags, iranmedex, on based of research questions and analyzed by the authors.
Findings: Regarding to incompatibility of human reproductive cloning and human dignity there are various arguments such as violation of human dignity in Asexual reproduction, Failure to maintain the uniqueness and individuality , Violating the dignity of embryo .But it should be said that there is not exact detailed expression on incompatibility of human reproductive cloning and human dignity. The survey in Islamic literature indicates that human reproductive cloning violated human dignity in different context. In quranic view the specification of the human who deserves the dignity is being as successor of God on the earth. Creation of such specification for human dignity is due to his or her physical and mental dimension of creation. But based on biological sciences the reproductive cloning provide disorders in reproduction of tissues and organs, weakening the human gene pool and changing in self recognition which lead to the violation of mental and physical dignity.
Conclusion:. The present study shows that there is incompatibility of human reproductive cloning and human dignity in different approach according to Islamic teachings It is necessary that life science researchers based their essential doctrine on respect religious values in using their researches goals in mankind populations. Keywords: Cloning, dignity, human gene, Islamic teaching, organ
Keywords: Cloning, dignity, human gene, Islamic teaching, organ
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marzband R, Shafaroudi, Malekzadeh M. Human Reproductive Cloning and dignity in Islamic TeachingsHuman Reproductive Cloning and dignity in Islamic Teachings. IHJ. 2014; 1 (3) :7-16
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