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Is parenthood a right or a privilege?

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posted on Oct, 23 2016 @ 03:31 AM
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originally posted by: Dark Ghost
Is parenthood a right or a privilege?

There are no 'rights', since 'rights' that are conferred and rescinded are called 'privileges'.
You have no 'right' to 'life', for instance, as the (any) moment will come when that 'privilege' will be rescinded.

Parenthood comes with being a healthy, functioning member of the species.
It is biological, ultimately transcending the intellectual niceties of 'privileges'!




posted on Oct, 23 2016 @ 05:30 AM
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God has every right to allow a past sinning spirit to be given a second chance.

God gives that spirit a set path that He knows will lead to them eventually asking Him for forgiveness through the Blood Sacrifice of His one and only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ.

What you are saying is that God has no right to give us sinners a second chance in following the long and narrow pathway back to Heaven. How evil is that ?

Sinners come to this low vibration world to learn hard painful lessons. If you stop them from learning, then you have just put a large portion of this galaxy on hold - permanently.



posted on Oct, 23 2016 @ 07:20 AM
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The reality is that there have existed, continue to exist, and will exist in the future a great number of people who are not fit to be parents. (Yes, nobody is perfect and parenting mistakes help you learn/grow.) I am talking more about people who do evil things to their children that leave them scarred their entire lives, parents who fail miserably at raising and nurturing their children, and parents who do not have the emotional and psychological capabilities to raise a child.

Therefore, I argue that parenthood ought to be viewed as a privilege and not some right or obligation that people should aspire to.



1000% in agreement with you. Because you are right. Absolutely right. Thanks for saying it.



posted on Oct, 23 2016 @ 09:42 AM
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originally posted by: Dark Ghost

originally posted by: windword
According to the Bible, it's a duty.


Well, let's try to exercise some rational thinking instead of resorting to dogma, shall we?
When you say it, its rational thinking. When the Bible says it, its dogma. LOL, oh the humor. Good one.



posted on Oct, 23 2016 @ 10:00 AM
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Parenthood is a law of nature that you couldn't revoke if you wanted to. After ripping a child away from their parent, that is still the child's parent even while they remain separate.

So, the topic is care-taking, not parenthood. The non-aggression principle should be the main focus of taking a parent away from their child. The biggest factor in the decision should be what the child has to say about it if they can speak. If after being put in foster care for a month or so the child still wants to go back, then the decision should be to send the child back.

Ultimately rest on the generality that parents naturally care for their own children. Sure some children will be abused but not nearly as many as if you can take a child away without physical marks on their body from abuse.

With sexual abuse I do think a claim from the child would have to be enough to warrant taking away the child from the parent. So, what the child has to say is the most important in that regard. There have been plenty of lies about child abuse, and I know someone who made something up entirely about a parent pushing their child down the stairs.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 05:23 PM
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As much as I agree that zillions of parents are cretins who shouldn't be allowed to have a pet rock never mind a child, the reality is that humans are still around because people have children despite inappropriate circumstance.

Like when they are poor, starving, stupid, raped by an invading mongrel horde or whatever.

Look at the birth rate in the USA. If it weren't for immigrants and their next gen we'd be seriously screwed for maintenance and that's simply because birth control -- and rational thought about preparing for children -- is a little more present here I suspect.

Anything considered a privilege gives the PTB freedom, while depriving it of the masses, because then the PTB have the freedom to dictate 'who' gets to have and keep children.

That is basically a monumental live-experiment that would have the potential to crash humanity's future survival.

Because for all we can say about how confusing and motley genetics are, the one thing that the chaos of childbirth has arranged for throughout time is the survival of the species. That's what it's for and that's what it accomplishes.

All the other details that are the arbitrary whims of the moment in a culture are secondary to the species survival.

RC



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