The Artificial Womb Will Change Feminism Forever.
Artificial wombs promise to relieve women of the physical oppression that feminists have associated with the reproductive process, but it doesn’t necessarily address the problem on the conceptual.
With the development of artificial wombs, the choices can arrive at discretely with a live conception of a fetus raising no more dangers to the mother than a normal abortion. In this essay, I will support the argument that women seeking an abortion should be required to have artificial wombs.
This is because: “Once artificial wombs are invented, real human women will become obsolete.” Heres a radical feminist perspective: (Shulamith Firestone) called for “the freeing of women from the tyranny of their biology by any means available, and the diffusion of the childbearing and childrearing role to the society as a whole”.
Innovative artificial womb technology successfully incubated lambs for one week and might soon be helping preterm babies to fully develop. The device and its accompanying unique method was.
Artificial wombs seem as if they could substantially improve the reproductive successes of many. 18. Yet, many opponents believe the use and development of artificial wombs would further diminish a woman’s role in our society, replacing the most unique and natural abilities of a woman with man-made machines. 19. Others fear this technology might spawn the trading of babies like commodities.
With its proposal for the development of artificial wombs, its call for the abolition of the nuclear family and its vision of a cybernetic future, Firestone’s manifesto may seem hopelessly out-dated, a far-fetched, utopian hangover of Swinging Sixties radicalism.
In a recent edited collection of essays entitled The Agamben Effect,. one can in fact advance an argument that men instead have been granted the artificial wombs assumed by its biopolitical counterpart. Earlier, we suggested that although Agamben's theory seems to neglect questions of sexual difference, sex blindness here might be immaterial from a feminist perspective, insofar as Agamben's.