When do human beings begin?
PLEASE SEE INSTRUCTION BELOW AND HELP WITH REWRITING THE ATTACH ESSAY
The purpose of this Prenatal Development Reflection Essay Assignment is to increase your
knowledge of prenatal development and to reflect on a question that is considered somewhat
controversial: “When does life begin?”
1. Locate the article “When do human beings begin? Scientific myths and scientific facts,”
by Dianne Irving (found in the Jerry Falwell Library and the Resources section) and
download a PDF copy of it.You can read it online or save a copy to your computer.
2. Read the article, and identify two arguments for the position which states that life begins
at conception, and identify two arguments for the position which states that life begins at
a later point in development.
3. Please note that while this issue does have significant moral and spiritual implications,
this essay should focus on the scientific arguments outlined in the assigned article