And if a caterpillar turned into a butterfly, is it still a caterpillar? And if a man were to change his sexual organs would they still be a man?

asked 19 Apr '12, 23:33

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closed 19 Apr '12, 23:45

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A very unusual question.

(20 Apr '12, 01:39) Paulina 1

I'll give a short answer aniway. Yes a bird will still be a bird albeit a criple one. Just like babies have to grow up and become adults they still are and remain human. So a caterpillar changes into a butterfly and that means it has simply grown up. It makes no difference what sex a person is he/she is still a person.

(20 Apr '12, 01:51) Paulina 1

Thank you Paulina for answering. I will propose a second question after your use of the word criple.

(20 Apr '12, 13:12) Constantine

This is also true Casaldi. The truth of the answer is that there is always more than one truth. For a bird to loose it's wings would be a tragic event. The bird must accept and adapt to the loss of it's wings and it's community must also accept and adapt to the change. This is the truth within all three questions. Acceptance from within and without and adaptation from within and without.

(20 Apr '12, 13:48) Constantine

True Constantin acceptance is key but internal acceptance for if others in the comunity dont accept one can allways move to a place of more understanding like minded souls. Im talking of human beings.

(20 Apr '12, 15:00) Paulina 1
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The question has been closed for the following reason "Question is off-topic or not relevant" by Barry Allen 19 Apr '12, 23:45

On the surface this question seems very superficial and trite but if we really look behind the question you are asking when something transforms to something else is it considered what it was originally?

I think of Enoch becoming Metatron, could Metatron be considered the man Enoch? I have to say no, he is forever the Archangel Metatron no longer the man Enoch.

If I take water and add Kool-aid to it, the water has changed properties and to be called water would be wrong, it is something else.


answered 20 Apr '12, 13:33

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Wade Casaldi

A good answer Wade it makes one think.

(20 Apr '12, 14:58) Paulina 1
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