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Kevin Parcell

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Is there any essential part of the "human self" that confers on a person human rights? Mind? DNA? Memory? Soul? What I do?

If a person is their parts, and every part is interchangeable, is there still any part that is indispensable to being me, or to my being a person with human rights?

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    Jan 30 2012: No one part of the brain is "in charge" -- all is interdependent upon blood, digestion, muscle memory, other parts of the brain. And then there are the dictates of morphology -- what we do based on our size, shape, and physicality.

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