Brent Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org> asks:
> Since the machine obviously works on alien life, why wouldn't it
> work on, say, cattle? Why couldn't some sort of animal raised for
> food (such as cattle) be used on the "killing" end to save (or at
> least help) a dying patient? I mean, the animal would be killed
> anyway for its meat, so why not? And, BTW, how's Captain
> Freakdaddy doing now that filming has started again?
I think that one could argue that the life force of a sentient
creature is considerably different from that of a cow or dog...unless
one wanted one's loved one to start moo'ing....