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Old 07-07-2007, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Nashville, Tn
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In a neverending attempt to rile up my sidekicks in the religion forum I thought I'd throw out a confusing situation just to see what people think about it. We all know that the first so called test tube baby was born back in the late seventies in England and became instantly famous. This was the first time that an egg had been fertilized outside of the human body. This does raise certain religious implications because it creates an artificial humanly devised method to allow a pregnancy to begin in the first place. We've had a number of discussions about the soul and how it's implanted into the body. Well, if there's a soul does it pop into the test tube at the appropriate moment or does it hang out for several days until the multiplying cells have been put back into the human body? Ok, yes I know I'm being my usual overly analytical self but it really is a legitimate question. What do you think?
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:14 PM
 
Location: Pikeville, Ky.
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My next thread is gonna be "What makes Montana think up with these questions?"............ When a person receives a soul? Genesis says when God breathed the breath of life into Adam that he became a living soul..So IMO a person receives their soul once born and maybe with the first breath.
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Nashville, Tn
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My next thread is gonna be "What makes Montana think up with these questions?"............
Yeah, I know. It's just the way my mind works. If things don't fit neatly together in a logical way I always want to know why.
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:40 PM
 
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My next thread is gonna be "What makes Montana think up with these questions?"............ When a person receives a soul? Genesis says when God breathed the breath of life into Adam that he became a living soul..So IMO a person receives their soul once born and maybe with the first breath.
Ok. I can't resist. Montana, sorry for the digression on this one.

If a baby does not receive a soul until it is born, what does that say about the permissibility of abortion?
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:48 PM
 
Location: God's Country
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I believe we receive our soul at moment of conception regardless of how it occurs.
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Old 07-07-2007, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Pikeville, Ky.
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Ok. I can't resist. Montana, sorry for the digression on this one.

If a baby does not receive a soul until it is born, what does that say about the permissibility of abortion?
Stretch, I didn't say the baby wasn't a human..I already made my opinion of abortion on Mg 's other thread
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Old 07-07-2007, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Comunistafornia, and working to get out ASAP!
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I believe we receive our soul at moment of conception regardless of how it occurs.
Yep, praise God!
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Kenai Peninsula, AK
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What is this soul of which you speak?
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Old 07-07-2007, 10:46 PM
 
Location: The Silver State (from the UK)
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Ok, yes I know I'm being my usual overly analytical self but it really is a legitimate question. What do you think?
Now, should that be spelled a-n-a-l-y-t-i-c-a-l or a-n-i-l-i-t-i-c-a-l? I'm been thinking about it for hours
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Old 07-07-2007, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Northern California
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I believe we receive our soul at moment of conception regardless of how it occurs.
I agree! I think it's there at the moment of conception. Regardless...it would be the same in a test tube baby as a baby that was conceived in the womb.
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