Tag: abortion

When does human life begin? Part Five

So, why is it so hard to convince the world that abortion is morally wrong? One word: Emotions. How do we come take a moral position nowadays, if we even take the time to think about morality at all? We do it largely by…

When does human life begin? Part Four

In this contentious debate over abortion, it’s easy to find yourself miscast. Pro-life advocates are seen as anti-woman. We want to ‘force women to suffer.’ Nothing could be further from the truth. Pro-life is pro-life. All human life is valuable; female, male, big, small,…

When does human life begin? Part Three

Time for another justification for abortion: It’s called the gradualist argument. There are actually lots of gradualist arguments. Essentially, they assert the following: At some point during pregnancy, the fetus acquires (something) and should be considered worthy of protection as a human being. Before…

When does human life begin? Part Two

I finished my last post with this question: Is the fetus a human being? A better question is this one: When does human life begin? There isn’t even debate on this one. Not really. Try this article for size. Click here. Human life begins…

When does human life begin?

Is abortion morally wrong? I think it is. Next few posts: dealing with the most common justifications for abortion. First up: Pro-choice has to do with a woman’s right to do whatever she wants with her own body. The ‘it’s my body’ argument. Response:…

SHORT AND SWEET – 4

No clearer example of morality being based on heart and not head is the issue of abortion. But let me start with some short observations on language. Pro-choice. If you’re into marketing, this is possibly the best example of clever marketing you’re ever likely…

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