You Are A Miracle
Imagine the odds of you being conceived. Not just a baby, but YOU. Your mother had one egg waiting for a sperm. And your father contributed around 100 million of them when you were created. One of those 100 million won the race and there you were. If that one sperm that caused you to be created had come in second, and another sperm had won, you would be someone else entirely. That, I think is a miracle.
So here you are today. A human being, a homo sapien, a bi-pedal hominid, a person, call yourself what you will. You are unique. Nobody has ever seen the world as you see it through your eyes and no one ever will. Your vision, your sense of smell, your hearing, your taste, and touch are all delivered through your brain. The amazing machine.
Your brain is an incredible organ; it is unique among the calculating machines in the world today. If the possibility of a brain transplant existed and you took advantage of that operation and let's assume it was successful, you would not be you. You would be the person from whom the brain was donated. This is totally unlike any other organ in the body.
Currently, medical science is transplanting many organs including the following list to date.
Organs most often transplanted include:
The kidneys: Reasons-diabetes, polycystic kidney disease, and lupus.
The liver: Reasons-cirrhosis, which has many causes.
The heart: Reasons-coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, and a variety of other heart problems.
The pancreas: Reasons-diabetes.
The lungs: Reasons- cystic fibrosis, COPD, asthma, and other problems.
The small intestine: Reasons-short bowel syndrome caused by necrotizing enterocolitis, Crohn’s disease, and other problems.
Two major components of your amazing body are blood and skin. Blood is both a tissue and a fluid. It is a tissue because it is a collection of similarly specialized cells that…