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sadolite
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6/29/2013 8:52:41 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Suppose science was able to write genetic code and create a process there by mimicking the use of a sperm like thing with it's own separate genetic code and a egg like thing with it's own separate genetic code and joined them together and created a fertilized egg so to speak and it started to multiply into a living multi celled form of life containing genetic code from both the egg and sperm but would immediately die if removed from the artificial environment it was created in would that be called an "Unviable" form of new life?
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And with the stroke of a pen people 18 to 21 who own a gun became criminals and public enemy #1 having committed no crime and having said nothing. Just like the Jews in Germany during WW2. Must be a weird feeling.

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Lordknukle
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6/29/2013 10:24:00 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Not necessarily. Viability refers to the genetic compatibility between organisms. Technically speaking, the zygote is viable.
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the_croftmeister
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6/30/2013 9:11:39 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/29/2013 10:24:00 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
Not necessarily. Viability refers to the genetic compatibility between organisms. Technically speaking, the zygote is viable.
Obviously on the proviso that the organism said zygote develops into produces new eggs and sperm of its own that can reproduce. Otherwise it's just a fancy mule.