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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 month ago

Since my father was born in 1951...?

Doesn't that mean I've existed since 1951 as at least a sperm? If this is true that means I was around during the best time in history, the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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  • 1 month ago

    No.  Your father's sperm comes from mere days before you were conceived.

    However,  you mother was born with all her eggs, so that the part of you that came from her has existed all of her life.  It does not mean you were around, but some of your DNA (the pattern at least) was.

  • 1 month ago

    No, you weren't around then. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Negative, your father didn't have sperm when he was born, not until he was a teenager or close to it.

  • 1 month ago

    As a functioning human,  no you weren't.  And as for sperm, why would 'yours' be in his system that long? It's manufactured,  he likely emptied out quite a bit through masturbation.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No. Women are born with all the eggs they're ever going to have.  But men constantly produce sperm cells throughout their life. But even that doesn't meant that you existed back then because a sperm or egg isn't a person.  It's just a cell.  You need them combined to create an actual embryo

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    If that is what you want to believe. Of course the cells that created your father and were passed on to you are from the 1920s.

  • 1 month ago

    As a female human is born with all the eggs they are going to produce in their lifetime you existed in potentia when your mother was born, but your fathers sperm would only have been produced shortly before your conception.

  • 1 month ago

    Based on that line of thinking, you could say you have existed for as long as humans have existed as your DNA has existed since time immemorial, but was just contained in different humans walking around on earth, just didn't come together to create you, until you were conceived.

  • 1 month ago

    No, it is not true. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Sperm isn't formed until one reaches puberty, and is continually replaced. So, "you" didn't exist until a sperm AND an egg ran into each other, then you had to develop a sense of self too at some point, so it gets tricky.

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