The human embryonic organism that is formed at fertilization is a whole human

The human embryonic organism that is formed at

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from a scientific perspective. The human embryonic organism that is formed at fertilization is a whole human being, and it is not just a blob or a bunch of cells. This new human being has a mixture of both the mother’s and the father’s chromosomes, and it is not just a piece of the mother’s tissues. Carlson said this: “Through the mingling of maternal and paternal chromo- somes, the zygote is a genetically unique product of chromosomal reassortment, which is impor- tant for the viability of any species.” (Irving, 1999, pg. 29) Scientifically, there is absolutely no question that the immediate product of fertilization is a newly existing human being . A human zygote is a human being. It is not a potential or possible human being but is an actual human be- ing with the potential to grow bigger and develop its capacities. Psalms 139:13-14 says this: “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it well.” (English Standard Version, 2001) Reference
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WHEN DO HUMANS BEGIN 4 Irving, D. N. (1999). When do human being begins? Scientific myths and scientific facts. Inter- national Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. 19 (3/4), 22-46. doi: 10.1108/0144339910788730
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