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Old 29 October 2009, 06:51 PM
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Blow Your Top 'Miracle' as communion wafer becomes heart tissue

The Catholic Church in Poland is investigating claims of a miracle after a piece of communion wafer was reported to have been transformed into human heart tissue after falling into water during a mass.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...rt-tissue.html
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Old 29 October 2009, 07:09 PM
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*runs down line of congregants at the communion rail, shaking them by the shoulders*

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Old 29 October 2009, 07:48 PM
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*runs down line of congregants at the communion rail, shaking them by the shoulders*

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No no no, Soylent GREEN is people. Soylent Host is Jesus.
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Old 29 October 2009, 07:51 PM
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Perhaps it was an embryonic stem cell...

However, how can one distinguish heart tissue just by looking at it? Is it marked like assemble-your-self furntiture with some sort of identifier?
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Old 29 October 2009, 08:55 PM
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Perhaps it was an embryonic stem cell...

However, how can one distinguish heart tissue just by looking at it? Is it marked like assemble-your-self furntiture with some sort of identifier?
Cardiac muscle has a different cell structure than other body tissues.
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Old 29 October 2009, 08:58 PM
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Cardiac muscle has a different cell structure than other body tissues.
I don't think they are the only unique cells, though.

However, how can you tell just by looking at it? It's a rare person who can see muscle cells with the bare eye.
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Old 29 October 2009, 09:04 PM
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I don't think they are the only unique cells, though.

However, how can you tell just by looking at it? It's a rare person who can see muscle cells with the bare eye.
You'd need a microscope, but you'd be able to tell by the shape of the cell.

In this case, I would want proof the the host was not switched out by some prankster.
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You'd need a microscope, but you'd be able to tell by the shape of the cell.
Yes, I know. Did you read the article? Or my post?
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Old 29 October 2009, 10:25 PM
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are they going to do DNA testing?

or perhaps clone Jesus?
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Old 29 October 2009, 10:43 PM
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In another thread, several months ago, it was stated that withholding the communion host and examining it critically was one of the most offensive forms of blasphemy possible.

Now the church itself is doing it?

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Old 29 October 2009, 10:53 PM
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In another thread, several months ago, it was stated that withholding the communion host and examining it critically was one of the most offensive forms of blasphemy possible.

Now the church itself is doing it?

Silas
Context counts for something, you know. I think I know the thread you are talking about, and in that instance the person pretended to receive at a Mass and kept the host in secret. I also seem to recall it wasn't to critically examine it like a scientist.

In this case, the Church seemingly knew what was going on and was given the dignity of being asked for permission.
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Old 31 October 2009, 06:47 PM
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No no no, Soylent GREEN is people.
That's just a myth. Actually, Soylent Green uses artificial people flavoring.

Though I hear that they're going to change it's name to "I Can't Believe It's Not People".

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