When Does Life Begin?

Peter McClard
8 min readJun 26, 2022

Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. Genesis 2:7

Now we may dispute the translation or the meaning or the intent of this very early passage near the beginning of the Bible but we can all agree, when we take our first breath through our nostrils, we are 100% alive as an “independent” being. I put independent in quotes…

Peter McClard

As a creative type, entrepreneur and philosopher, I write on many topics and try to offer solutions to, or useful insights into common problems.