[NOT AN APRIL FOOL’S JOKE!] A Stanford professor of law and genetics is maintaining that within as few as twenty years, the connection between sex and procreation will come to an end. No longer will sex have anything to do with reproduction. According to Henry T. Greely, reproductive engineering will be such that men will donate sperm and women a patch of skin, whereupon babies will be produced to order in artificial wombs. Government health plans will no longer be able to afford caring for sick babies, so “designer babies” will become the norm.
Recreational sex will continue, he says, but why? Won’t virtual-reality pornography finish that off too?
Prof. Greely has a book about all of this coming out from Harvard University Press entitled The End of Sex and the Future of Reproduction.
Prof. Greely seems to assume that there will be no more Catholics in 20 years, or other Christians who agree with them about nature and natural law. [Read more…]