Friday, January 20, 2012

What is a Mutant?

It is a term used in genetics about those organisms that are produced by manipulation of the DNA of naturallly occurring species. In common usage it is a pejorative word. Here is a dictionary entry. In the context of Islam there is a possibility of kufr to use this term for human beings because homo sapiens is regarded as the best of the creatures and after mutation that distinction may not survive.