A Catholic priest, a Protestant minister, and a Jewish rabbi
were discussing when life begins.
"Life begins," said the priest, "at the moment of
fertilization. That is when God instills the spark of life
into the fetus."
"We believe," said the minister, "that life begins at birth,
because that is when the baby becomes an individual and is
capable of making its own decisions and must learn about
"You're both wrong," said the rabbi. "Life begins when the
children have graduated from college and moved out of the