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78. LOL
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  -Nature: Should we clone a Neanderthal? lamprey  Nov-25-08 04:55 PM   #0 
  - Hmmm. Jeebus says cloning is immoral, but the base of the GOP is dwindling fast.  impeachdubya   Nov-25-08 04:56 PM   #1 
  - I was gonna say, I don't want to clone a neanderthal  ashling   Nov-25-08 04:57 PM   #2 
  - You are forgetting that they had bigger brains than us.  theoldman   Nov-25-08 05:01 PM   #12 
     - So why did they die off? I think cloning a Neanderthal would  lizzy   Nov-25-08 10:06 PM   #58 
     - Oh Gawd! Science geeks that don't get satire!  ashling   Nov-26-08 04:17 AM   #71 
     - Lots of animals have bigger brains than we do  RedCappedBandit   Nov-26-08 05:01 PM   #86 
  - No  gizmo1979   Nov-25-08 04:57 PM   #3 
  - there's loads of them in freeper land nt  goddess40   Nov-25-08 05:03 PM   #15 
  - Don't you dare insult Neanderthals like that!  FloridaJudy   Nov-26-08 01:01 AM   #65 
  - Why clone them...they're breading like rabbits worldwide.  YOY   Nov-25-08 04:58 PM   #4 
  - One's been living in the WH for almost 8 years, and  LibDemAlways   Nov-26-08 09:44 AM   #74 
  - Just because you CAN do something, it doesn't mean you SHOULD do it...  misanthrope   Nov-25-08 04:58 PM   #5 
  - Why not?  MNDemNY   Nov-25-08 05:00 PM   #9 
     - It seems rather cruel...  mexicoxpat   Nov-25-08 05:41 PM   #33 
        - Sure, but I wasn't asking you.  MNDemNY   Nov-25-08 06:01 PM   #37 
        - Because my compassion and empathy tell me...  misanthrope   Nov-26-08 12:42 AM   #63 
           - Good save.  MNDemNY   Nov-26-08 07:20 AM   #72 
              - Whatever...  misanthrope   Nov-26-08 01:01 PM   #83 
                 - Whatever, indeed.  MNDemNY   Nov-26-08 02:31 PM   #84 
        - They are evolved  Taverner   Nov-25-08 06:07 PM   #39 
        - Cool, kinda like an "ant farm".  MNDemNY   Nov-25-08 06:11 PM   #40 
        - "think of the human being that would have to live with a body and mind not evolved ."  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-25-08 07:53 PM   #49 
        - That assumes that there has been significant evolution of the brain in 13,000 years.  kurt_cagle   Nov-26-08 12:04 AM   #62 
  - Where would this be done?  wuushew   Nov-25-08 04:59 PM   #6 
  - I'm pretty sure it involves frogs and supercomputers.  EOTE   Nov-25-08 09:32 PM   #54 
  - The US may not clone a Neanderthal but the Russians may.  theoldman   Nov-25-08 04:59 PM   #7 
  - I thought they already had.  Crunchy Frog   Nov-25-08 05:50 PM   #34 
  - Sure! Why the fuck not?  arcadian   Nov-25-08 04:59 PM   #8 
  - Republicans will have to to offset their inability to draw from Latino and youth voters. nt  Crankie Avalon   Nov-25-08 05:00 PM   #10 
  - Do it.  sellitman   Nov-25-08 05:01 PM   #11 
  - Yes, definitely. It would be massively interesting. n/t  Unvanguard   Nov-25-08 05:01 PM   #13 
  - it doesn't seem fair to the individual cloned  pitohui   Nov-25-08 05:03 PM   #14 
  - Pretty much what I was going to say. This would be a person, not a thing. nt  Hekate   Nov-25-08 05:13 PM   #22 
  - Yup - he or she would have a potentially sad and lonely life  jpak   Nov-25-08 05:22 PM   #29 
  - Nicely put. I agree with you. n/t  FedUpWithIt All   Nov-25-08 05:55 PM   #35 
  - Dogs, thinking and potentially intelligent, are cloned right now.  lynnertic   Nov-25-08 06:13 PM   #41 
  - Cloning animals is one thing  WindRiverMan   Nov-25-08 09:50 PM   #56 
  - i disagree when you say it wouldn't accomplish anything useful  JI7   Nov-26-08 11:02 AM   #82 
  - Serious answer? No, because we aren't evolved enough  oktoberain   Nov-25-08 05:03 PM   #16 
  - i am not aware of any evidence that its mental capacity would be less than ours  pitohui   Nov-25-08 05:06 PM   #17 
  - I think you're making assumptions about its mental capacities.  Jackpine Radical   Nov-25-08 05:08 PM   #18 
     - Well, that's really the point of it isn't it?  oktoberain   Nov-25-08 05:14 PM   #24 
     - true! point taken EOM  pitohui   Nov-25-08 07:38 PM   #47 
     - everybody's tech was low in those days, ours included  pitohui   Nov-25-08 07:38 PM   #46 
        - Yes--Mousterian culture.  Jackpine Radical   Nov-25-08 08:45 PM   #50 
  - WTF?! 18 replies and no Bush jokes?  tuvor   Nov-25-08 05:09 PM   #19 
  - Neanderthals were considearably more evolved than chimpanzee.  lamprey   Nov-25-08 05:13 PM   #23 
  - Whe're just showing respect for the Neanderthals........  skamaria   Nov-25-08 05:19 PM   #27 
  - Bush is not in the Neanderthal league.  Crunchy Frog   Nov-25-08 05:58 PM   #36 
  - Is Geiko behind this?  dbonds   Nov-25-08 05:09 PM   #20 
  - Yes! The next GOP Presidential Candidate!  AndrewP   Nov-25-08 05:11 PM   #21 
  - We've already had ONE as president.....why add more to the collective?  OwnedByFerrets   Nov-25-08 05:15 PM   #25 
  - Sure, homo sapiens has really screwed up the planet.  damntexdem   Nov-25-08 05:16 PM   #26 
  - It's a trick question. It's already been done.  bobd0   Nov-25-08 05:19 PM   #28 
  - I think I dated one once  AnnieBW   Nov-25-08 05:24 PM   #30 
  - I know that scientists are "curious", but why do that?  SoCalDem   Nov-25-08 05:26 PM   #31 
  - HELLS YEAH.  Evoman   Nov-25-08 05:28 PM   #32 
  - You've been lobbying for this since May, haven't you? ;)  greyl   Nov-26-08 01:29 AM   #69 
  - Yes. Absolutely.  Taverner   Nov-25-08 06:03 PM   #38 
  - All of the body parts must be enlarged.  asteroid2003QQ47   Nov-25-08 06:45 PM   #42 
  - LOL  GTRMAN   Nov-26-08 10:33 AM   #78 
  - The only way this could even possibly be ethical...  liberalpragmatist   Nov-25-08 07:01 PM   #43 
  - If he/she is raised as H. sapiens sapiens  Retrograde   Nov-25-08 07:21 PM   #44 
  - the story of the thick-billed parrot might be relevant here  pitohui   Nov-25-08 07:44 PM   #48 
     - Ame genus, and according to some writers, same species.  Jackpine Radical   Nov-25-08 08:48 PM   #51 
  - A human being of which culture?  greyl   Nov-26-08 01:22 AM   #68 
  - Look for a big boned redhead with no chin.  hunter   Nov-25-08 07:32 PM   #45 
  - yes -- as long as said clone had all equal legal standing  xchrom   Nov-25-08 09:04 PM   #52 
  - yes -- as long as they had full, equal legal standing. nt  xchrom   Nov-25-08 09:28 PM   #53 
  - No, they were human as well, why would anyone stand for using a human as a science experiment?  AuntPatsy   Nov-25-08 09:33 PM   #55 
  - They might be different species.  lizzy   Nov-25-08 10:05 PM   #57 
  - A few moments in the new neandethal's life.  Opposite Reaction   Nov-25-08 10:21 PM   #59 
  - Even given the full genome, we might not be able to.  GaYellowDawg   Nov-25-08 10:39 PM   #60 
  - We already cloned one  mymessageboardid   Nov-25-08 10:41 PM   #61 
  - LOL! I was sure that you were going to say  Rhiannon12866   Nov-26-08 12:58 AM   #64 
  - No, not enough payoff. Fund particle physics. (nt)  oxymoron   Nov-26-08 01:07 AM   #66 
  - Yes. We should.  Occam Bandage   Nov-26-08 01:09 AM   #67 
  - Maybe...  W_HAMILTON   Nov-26-08 02:32 AM   #70 
  - Creating a genetically altered human being for the purposes of studying them is unethical.  MilesColtrane   Nov-26-08 09:21 AM   #73 
  - You INSENSITVE PRICK ! Always ignoring this community that's ALREADY HERE !!!  HamdenRice   Nov-26-08 09:56 AM   #75 
  - why do that?  GTRMAN   Nov-26-08 10:16 AM   #76 
  - The Neanderthals would be far too advanced for them.  Jamastiene   Nov-26-08 10:34 AM   #79 
  - Sure. Why not? In order fullfill evolution's "missing link"  Jamastiene   Nov-26-08 10:31 AM   #77 
  - We should clone those indonesian hobbit people first. -nt-  ContinentalOp   Nov-26-08 10:42 AM   #80 
  - No we have plenty of Neanderthals walking around  Geek_Girl   Nov-26-08 10:42 AM   #81 
  - No. I don't think we should clone Bush!  LeftishBrit   Nov-26-08 04:06 PM   #85 
  - Sure, what the hell. nt  old mark   Nov-26-08 06:16 PM   #87 
 

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