Obviously, life begins at conception. With the fusion of the sperm and the egg, a new human life begins.
Earlier this month, just in time for the release of Robert J. Marks’s book Non-Computable You, the story broke.
We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.
Think cattle herds suing ranchers or lab animals suing universities — not to improve care but to liberate from all human use.
Bioethicist Wesley Smith examines the meaning of the term “personhood” and its implications for human rights.