A Bad Idea?

Consider the possibilities: humans can now re-establish extinct species that have been forced into nonexistence by the actions of those very humans. Isn’t this application of cloning a great way to assuage any guilt that might exist as a result of those actions?

Well, perhaps not. Along with guilt, humans also possess a general lack of competence when it comes to manipulating the environment (whether locally or globally). After all, if humans have been so inept that they have caused the extinction of several species, how can they be competent enough to fix the problem?

Now, without further suspense: Here’s the story.


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