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I Am A Transient Carrier of the Code of Life The The Asymmetry of Life and Death
There There is an asymmetry asymmetry between life and death. While While organisms may die spontaneousl , they do ly not arise spontaneously from non-living material non(except at the origin). Except Except at the origin, Life Life must be created from prepreexisting life. Botticelli’s (1486) Birth of Venus Boucher’s (1740) The Birth of Venus Duval’s (1862) The Birth of Venus 1 Cabanel’s (1863) The Birth of Venus Bouguereau’s (1879) The Birth of Venus Ursula Andress (1962) Arises from the Sea in Dr. No Uma Thurman (1989) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Uma Thurman (1989) Rizzi’s (1998) The Birth of Venus The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 2 Venus: Goddess of Love www.pjfarmer.com Frankie Avalon (1959) Both Males and Females Contribute Hereditary Material
Through Through anatomical and microscopic observations, biologists came to the conclusion that life of macroscopic organisms does not macroscopic organisms does not arise arise spontaneously. The The idea that both males and females contributed hereditary material to the newborn life became the new reality in the 18th Century. See the Earthly Earthly Venus by Maupertius for a scientific and humorous account. No Spontaneous Generation for Microorganisms Too While watching the move, keep in mind:
The pathway the sperm takes from its formation in the testes to the time of fertilization of the egg in the fallopian tubes. The pathway the egg takes from follicle pathway the egg takes from follicle formation in the ovary to the time of fertilization in the fallopian tube. The pathway of the fertilized egg from the fallopian tubes to the uterus. The developmental pathway of the fertilized egg on the way to the formation of a baby. And now on with the show…. 3 Nova: The Miracle of Life
You can see a streaming video of the remake of this movie entitled, Life’s Greatest Miracle by clicking on the link below.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/miracle/program.html 4 ...
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