Points to consider in the debate over when a zygote becomes human.

If a fertilized egg is a human, then we are determined (almost totally) by our genes.

If we are determined by our genes then racism is a reasonable approach to organizing a society.

Racism is where we presume to know a person based upon genetic markers, know to the point of deciding whether they are to be trusted or assisted which entails an expectation of reciprocity.

The possession of a soul that is separate from our genes is not compatible with what we know from brain injuries.


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