Thursday, August 20, 2009
What shall Nadya Denise Doud Suleman Gutierrez tell her children and our little children? Katherine O’Donovan in 1990, "6 'What Shall We Tell the Children?’ Reflections on Children's Perspectives and the Reproduction Revolution", In Birthrights: Law and Ethics at the Beginnings of Life, ed. Lee, Robert and Derek Morgan: 96-114. London: Routledge said that in debates, in the 19th century, concerning the technology of conception through artificial insemination, minor thoughts were given to the point of view of the children, born out of the craze. Practically, up to this century, there has been no clear-cut verbal communication approaches developed to explain to the inquisitive and growing up children that an egg or sperms which were donated by anonymous people are its genetic heritage. How will the children feel and respond to the truth?