Letter: In Brief

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The Independent Culture
Sir: Richard Dawkins of all people should not have to be told that there is a great difference between clones and identical twins ("Dawkins: I'd let daughter be cloned", 30 January). No one chooses to create twins. Moreover, clones will be younger, perhaps much younger, than the person choosing to have a clone made of him- or herself. Whatever the merits or lack of them of human cloning, it is a disservice to the debate to pretend that clones are simply identical twins.


Ilminster, Somerset