In addition, the paper is going to determine whether clones should be accepted into the society since they have human feelings and memories. Also, the paper is going to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of cloning. The main question that the paper is going to address is should clones or can clones should replace human beings?
Moon is a 2009 British film directed by Duncan Jones and produced by Stuart Fennegan and Trudie Styler. The science fiction film is portrayed in the future that is 2035. The star of the film is Sam Rockwell as Sam Bell who is an astronaut mining helium-3 in solitary for three years. ‘Moon’ superseded its budget of 5million dollars to gross at 9.7 million dollars in total. Towards the end of his three year contract, Sam who works with a robot called GERTY discovers that he has a doppelganger. This is after he crashes and overhears his robot companion talking to the rescue team. After tending to his unconscious doppelganger, the two Sam find out from GERTY that they are both clones of an original Sam. After this shocking news the two clones decide to undertake their own investigations and search into the cloning business. They are shocked to discover a vault full of hundreds of clones which seem to be half asleep. They discover that the company the original Sam works for clone’s astronaut to escape paying new astronauts. They decide to expose lunar company to the world and the younger or newer Sam goes to earth and tells the story which brings a lot of conflicts to the company as witnessed in the shift in stock value. In the end the film depicts that human beings do not agree with lunar’s work ethics and it seems the clones are more humane than humans themselves (Moon).
Cloning can be defined as the creation of similar genetic copies using the original organisms DNA thereby making their DNA 100% similar (Hutson, 2015).