As this type of experimentation progresses, it increasingly brings into question the doctrinal position of those who argue that it is the male and female gametes which impart life, and thus, that human life begins at conception -- as opposed to the position that life begins with the impartation of a God-given spirit of life.
If nothing else, it demonstrates the necessity of differentiating between life at the chemical level and the impetus which transforms the chemical organism into a "living soul", Genesis 2:7.
Unfonfirmed reports say the sheep loves American Idol and watches Joel Osteen avidly. Hates Calvinism and is looking forward to the Rapture. Appreciates that the Pope prefers silk to wool. Comments a lot on SermonAudio.com
If someone kills the "sheep" do they get 15% of a life sentence? If they make a roast are they 15% cannibals? I know the scientist must consider himself at least 15% Divine. Who owns the critter? Are they a 15% slaver? It's no more 15% human than I am 15% sheep when I wear a wool sweater, or I am 2% swine when I have a pig's heart valve installed in my own.