Skip to comments.Owner of John Lennon's tooth hopes to clone the late Beatle
Posted on 08/23/2013 1:51:36 PM PDT by BenLurkin
The dentist who purchased John Lennon's rotten molar for $31,000 at a 2011 auction now has plans for the tooth: He's getting it genetically sequenced in the hopes of cloning the musician, who died in 1980
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All he’ll end up with is a guy who looks just like John Lennon but who has none of the life experiences that made John Lennon the pot-smoking liberal that he was.
He is going to clone the King of the hippies? What, 2 million Cambodians being slaughtered isn’t enough?
As long as he has better taste in women, I’m fine with it.
The dentist needs to go see The Boys from Brazil.
Yes, cloning is popularly misunderstood. The child would have the same potential Lennon had at birth. That is all.
“I could have been a contender.”
Even if, by some medical miracle, the doctor could clone a live person from John Lennon’s tooth, there is no guarantee this person would be anything special whatsoever. Full talent is usually not passed on genetically without other conditions being in synch. If Paul and John met today, there would probably be way too much Government interference for them to grow and flourish as a source of music, especially if they were in disagreement with the governing powers in their countries. Today’s popular music is much meaner and more crude than back in the 60s. This is what’s selling today! This man is wasting his money, but it is his money, not mine.
Me, I’m looking forward to Yoko Ono II !
His maturity does not negate (nor did he step-away from) encouraging contemporary youth in the use of heroin.
What do Yoko Ono and Biafrians have in common?
They both live off of dead beatles............
Speaking of relics!
C'mon!!! She was only a couple of feet away!
Is she having your baby then, since it's up your 'alley'?
If human cloning were possible, people would be cloning themselves hoping for a second chance in life. Hilarious movie about cloning:
Now he just needs a strand of Paul McCartney’s hair and some scientific breakthroughs and he’ll be rich for life. Or he’ll have two Dolly the Sheep that just happen to look like John and Paul.
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