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Possibility Of First Head Transplant Fraught With Ethical And Medical Dilemmas
www.medicalnewstoday.com ^ | 05 July 2013 | Written by Honor Whiteman

Posted on 08/01/2013 7:56:05 AM PDT by Red Badger

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To: Red Badger

Piffle! Sis and I used to exchange the heads of our GI Joe and Barbie dolls all the time.

Mom had us tested - we’re normal. :)


41 posted on 08/01/2013 8:28:59 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Red Badger

Well, that’s ONE way to get rid of your thunder thighs.


42 posted on 08/01/2013 8:29:29 AM PDT by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists!)
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To: Red Badger

That movie scared the bejeebers out of me as a kid. I recently bought it off the DVD bargain bin. Not so scary now.
Or maybe it is, a girlfriend that’s all head and no body? I might prefer the opposite knowing what I know now.


43 posted on 08/01/2013 8:29:59 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: Entropy Squared

This thread is just beggin’ for this joke....

ATTORNEY: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check
for a pulse?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: Did you check for blood pressure?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: Did you check for breathing?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you
began the autopsy?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: How can you be so sure, Doctor?
WITNESS: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.
ATTORNEY: I see, but could the patient have still been alive,
nevertheless?
WITNESS: Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and
practising law.


44 posted on 08/01/2013 8:32:26 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Ransomed
Or, they could steal your head. It already happened to Phillip K, Dick:


45 posted on 08/01/2013 8:32:48 AM PDT by antidisestablishment (Mahound delenda est)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Speaking of Barbie & Ken, this medical development gives a whole new meaning to sex reassignment surgery.


46 posted on 08/01/2013 8:33:25 AM PDT by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

LOL!


47 posted on 08/01/2013 8:34:58 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Nita Nupress

Don’t give Hillary any ideas! Huma might be in danger!......


48 posted on 08/01/2013 8:35:28 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Red Badger

So, I have a question....

How do they know it’s a “head transplant.”

Why isn’t this considered a “body transplant”?

Does the identity of this person go with the body?

Shouldn’t the identity of the new person go with the head?


49 posted on 08/01/2013 8:36:17 AM PDT by Alex in chains
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To: GraceG

No thanks. With the stuff people are putting in themselves nowadays. I’ll pass.


50 posted on 08/01/2013 8:41:58 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Nita Nupress

“Well, that’s ONE way to get rid of your thunder thighs.”

Chelsea’s body gonna get Hitlary’s head?


51 posted on 08/01/2013 8:43:03 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: Alex in chains

Hopefully we can get tot he point where we can use a giant 3-d printer that uses cells to “print” a new body so donor body issues would be eliminated...


52 posted on 08/01/2013 8:45:39 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Alex in chains

If the body has no head, therefore no consciousness, I would call it a head transplant, transplanting the consciousness to a new body.....

It would present a problem with fingerprints, though.......retinal scan would have to be the true identifying media.......


53 posted on 08/01/2013 8:46:39 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Truth29

They’re gonna have to use sharper knives.......


54 posted on 08/01/2013 8:48:40 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Red Badger

At least we have a bunch of brainless bodies walking around to experiment on. Democrats shouldn’t mind losing their heads. After all, this is for the “greater good”.


55 posted on 08/01/2013 8:49:17 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea; Red Badger
(...shudder...) I say let's give Hillary the body skeleton of Vince Foster or Jim McDougal.
56 posted on 08/01/2013 8:49:55 AM PDT by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists!)
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To: theDentist
This scene always made me think of Nuns.

Or the laboratory scene in Wilder's "Frankenstein".

57 posted on 08/01/2013 8:50:51 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Twotone

Can you imagine a ‘Body Store’ where you could ‘shop’ for a new body?........


58 posted on 08/01/2013 8:52:05 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Red Badger

Each surgeon would be paid 3600 bucks an hour.

How many people can stand around one person?

this is not science, its a con job.


59 posted on 08/01/2013 8:53:29 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Red Badger

If this is successfully introduced you’re going to have amoral billionaires window shopping strangers, I hope people realize this. Maybe not in this country, but it will happen.


60 posted on 08/01/2013 8:58:05 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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