Human development begins when a male gamete (sperm) penetrates a female gamete (ovum) and becomes a zygote.
Let's back up 1,900 years ― give or take ― and provide the necessary historical background for the newly invented religion of Christianity; or more properly called, "Pauline Christology."
When the New Testament (NT) was being invented, those responsible had no idea of conception and the roles played by genetics and inheritance. They were conceiving a story to be taught to the ignorant masses for control, compliance and rewards. No one outside of the early church proper was permitted to read a Christian bible. These bibles were hand written, and accordingly, were relatively rare. Throughout the Roman empire, most of the human population were ignorant, uneducated ― illiterate. The church (clergy and theologians) instructed these sheeple what they were to believe and to maximize compliance, they threatened them with an eternal death in lakes of fire and brimstone. Little did the inventors of Christianity ever dream of the "Chromosome Theory of Inheritance and Sex Linkage." A short history follows for your benefit:
1. Sutton and Boveri’s chromosome theory of inheritance was proposed in 1902—Genes are located on chromosomes
2. Just previous to this (end of 19th century) biologists had discovered that half of all sperm cells carry a structure called an X body.
3. In 1905 the X body were determined to be chromosomes—X chromosomes.
4. Then the Y chromosome was also discovered in 1905.
5. Together the X and Y chromosomes are known as the sex chromosomes.
Now the cat was out of the bag, but your preachers paid no attention to real "Laws of Creation." As had been done for centuries and centuries before, the clergy kept on filling their pews with sheeple ― your parents, you, your children. The clergy told all of you that you were sinners, filled you with guilt, fear of a devil, hell fire and the threat of not going to heaven ― a SuperMagicLand in the sky where grandma has a cloud condo. All the while the clergy reached deeply into your pockets for your hard earned money.
Then along comes the Christianity-Revealed Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, where learning never stops ― instead of a diploma you earn "a life free from the fiction of religion." Pay attention, sharpen your pencils, take notes because there might be a "Pop Quiz" tomorrow.
A human has 46 chromosomes arranged in 23 pairs. The 23rd chromosome determines sex of a new individual. A chromosome is just a long string of DNA that is wound into a tight bundle.
Man and mammals have an XY chromosome system of sex determination. Birds use ZW, while turtles and alligators determine sex by the temperature of the embryo during a specific point in development.
Therefore, the sex of a human (as with all mammals) is determined by X and Y chromosomes:
· A female has two X chromosomes
· A male has one X and one Y
Thus the child Jesus ― a product of virgin birth ― would only have the DNA of his mother (Mary) which would be two X chromosomes. Since there was no male involved in the conception, there was no source to provide Jesus with the necessary Y chromosome to make her a "him." Therefore, according to the laws of nature;
In reality, Jesus was a woman.
"Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence."
―Dr Richard Dawkins (1941-), Ethologist, Evolutionary Biologist and author
1. Genetics of Sex Determination, Harry Ostrer, M.D., NYU School of Medicine; Ken McElreavey, Ph.D., Pasteur Institute, et al
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