Is there anything sacred about the atoms, molecules, DNA or cells that make up the human body?

If so, at what point of complexity does our matter acquire sanctity? Atomic, molecular, genetic or cellular? Or does that sanctity relate only to vital organs and their constituents? Does our matter suddenly lose its sanctity when expelled from the human body? Or would that depend on its potential importance to... show more If so, at what point of complexity does our matter acquire sanctity? Atomic, molecular, genetic or cellular? Or does that sanctity relate only to vital organs and their constituents?
Does our matter suddenly lose its sanctity when expelled from the human body? Or would that depend on its potential importance to other humans?
And does the matter that makes up the human corpse retain its sanctity? Even after it has been ingested by worms?
"Sanctity" in this context need not exclusively refer to the religious concept of sanctity, but also to e.g. the view widely held by humanists that human life is sacred.
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