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Organ Transplants book
Where once only angels would tread, now goes man. With embryo-cloning, DNA mapping, genetic cleansing and organ transplants the technological system has invaded a realm held sacred by all previous civilizations . . . . What then will become of angels? And what will become of man? Will he find himself so close to the secrets of life, yet, as T.S. Elliot darkly foresaw, "further from God and nearer to the dust?" (Gardles 1994,2-3)
Advances in biomedical technology have begun to blur the traditional boundaries between life and death . As biomedical science has begun to unravel the mysteries of life, it has raised questions about when life begins, when life should end, who has the right to decide, and whether we should draw the line between human and divine and, if so, where and how do we draw such a line?