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rob05c  ·  2085 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Do we need an ethics of self-organizing tissue?

    Humans are important because when they die, you lose a life, years of building knowledge and experience that contributes massively to the lives around them.

    Cells in a test tube, even a in-vivo, functional human mind, are not morally relevant.

By that argument, there's nothing wrong with killing humans who aren't useful.