If scientists succeed in cloning humans, would these clones have a spiritual component?

Will cloning a human enable spiritual components of self-awareness, intellect, creativity, personality and temperament - and conversion?

Clarify Share Report Asked January 10 2014 Data Ken van Zyl

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Seth3 Seth Freeman
Life begins at conception. Whether conception comes from a natural method, or from something like In Vitro Fertilization, we still have a human life, and all human life is created in the image of God.

Realistically, I don't think there's actually any genetic difference between a clone and an identical twin. Identical twins, unlike fraternal twins come from the same egg and are fertilized by the same sperm, always are the same sex, same blood type, etc... 

Thus, imo, genetically speaking a clone is the same as an identical twin. 

A clone may look identical to the person he/she is cloned from, but just as identical twins have their own unique personalities, so would a clone. 

I believe a clone would be just as equally created in the image of God as the person they were cloned from.

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