March 6, 1991

The Creation of Adam: Divine Funster Decrees We Are What We Eat: Chicken?

Author Affiliations

Piedmont Digestive Disease Consultants Mount Airy, NC

Piedmont Digestive Disease Consultants Mount Airy, NC

JAMA. 1991;265(9):1111. doi:10.1001/jama.1991.03460090059025

To the Editor.—  Dr Meshberger's1 article regarding Michelangelo's Creation of Adam was fascinating. I would like to point out another intriguing element of this story. In the same issue an advertisement from the National Dairy Board featured a picture of a dressed chicken (p 1863). Allowing for a left to right reversal, is there not also a striking similarity to Fig 6 on page 1838, by Dr Frank Netter? Is the Divine Creator, who made both the human brain and the chicken, a funster at heart? Dr Meshberger's article causes us to look at the world in a new way, seeing things we had never seen before..