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Some Sex With Your Clone Perhaps?

By Kristen Philipkoski

Two amateur documentary makers say they’ve infiltrated the UFO cloning sect known as the Raelians and come away with candid videos they hope will further tarnish the group’s reputation and even help shut it down. The Raelians are no strangers to bad press: Brigitte Boisselier, a Raelian bishop and biochemist, created a media furor in December 2002 when she announced the world’s first successful cloning of a human. But her credibility, as well as the Raelians’, was questioned when she never produced “baby Eve” or 12 other purported clones.

Now, rare video footage of the group taken at one of its Las Vegas seminars has been spun into an as-yet-unreleased documentary that brings a fresh, critical slant to the Raelians — replete with allegations that the sect uses sex as a recruitment tool, targeting people most likely to sympathize with its message that aliens populated the world: “Trekkies and whatnot,” explained Abdullah Hashem, who taped the group in May as part of a broader, personal investigation of the group.

Read the original article at: Wired News

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