India Builds World’s First "Baby Factory"
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  • chasrmartin

    Okay, I give up. What’s “chilling” about this? They’re being paid £4950, room and board, and we presume good medical and prenatal care. They’re doing something you don’t seem to object to when done individually. They’re doing it within a structure that isn’t going to do well unless they’re well taken care of and provide healthy babies. I don’t get your objection.

  • Vadim Pashkov

    Apparently WR thinks that working at the factory for 1$/hour is not” institutionalized exploitation”

    • Corlyss

      It isn’t exploitation if the average pay for the area or class is $1/week.

      • Vadim Pashkov

        1$/hour is exploitation because food prices in India apr 1/2 of US prices

  • Corlyss

    Let’s see how long it takes the UN to trot out one of their Xeroxed conventions declaring this a crime against humanity.

    • f1b0nacc1

      Institutionalized outrage in 3….2….1…

  • Andrew Allison

    IMO, VM is way off-base on this issue. Many American women rent out their bodies, some of them even to carry babies. I suspect that Indian women are lining up for the opportunity, which certainly beats working in a sweat-shop or not at all.

  • jeburke

    I’m with VM on this. So-called surrogacy on an industrial scale is just one degree of creepy removed from the manufacture of babies to order. Commenters who shrug at this should be assigned to read Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.

  • Anthony

    How is this any different from working in a sweat shop?

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