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originally posted by: dug88
Your personal beliefs are not science those are feelings. It doesn't matter when you believe life exists because it's based on some arbitrary feelings and no biological backing.
Your argument presumes that death is the worst thing that can happen to someone. A child is not only biologically dependent on their mother, a child is biologically emotionally, physically, financially and literally in every single way dependent on that mother for at least a good 18 years if not longer.
If a mother can't provide every single one of those things for that time, they have no business bringing yet another life into the world.
The problem with your arguments and the ones like yours is that they assume life needs to exist even if there's no means to nurture and look after that life properly. There's already enough people who don't get the proper care they need in the world. How is killing a bundle of cells before it even has a nervous system, the thing that makes it aware that it's actually alive, worse than a life that someone who is unable or unwilling to care for you properly could provide?
These arguments all seem to assume that if some child is born instead of aborted then everything will be magically ok and a good thing will have been done.
In my short life, i've known people who got abortions and ones who ended up not and had children they couldn't really look after or didn't want. In these cases i've known of people who just abandoned their children, there was 2 people that had a child, didn't know eachother, now the mother works 7 days a week, the dad sits around doing drugs not looking after the child and the mother's parents have to come.over to watch their.daughter because he's incabable. In that situation at least 4 peoples lives have been #ed because of it and that child will not have a good life.
Bringing a life you cant look after into the world is far more irresponsible and harmful to more people than ending the life of something that's not even aware it's alive.
You people really don't seem to understand what having a child really entails. Again it's really easy to make humans, it happens thousands of times a day. Making decent humans requires effort a lot of people aren't willing to put in.
October 5, 2013 at 6:03 am
The mere fact that we have to as a society decide when “life” deserves protection under the law shows the deterioration of society as a whole.
originally posted by: dug88
a reply to: SlapMonkey
There's no right or wrong but the person brougbt about the situation should have the chpice of dealing with it...even if that's the way.
It comes down to whether we value life existing just for the sake of it or not. Personally maybe I am heartless because I dont. I really dont. I think the lives of the parents honestly come first before a child is born. Maybe it makes me heartless to place the value of a living person in the world's life over a developing fetus. If it does so be it. Things die all the time it is what it is.
And in all honesty of you really think there's no difference between an undeveloped fetus and someone who is alive and doing things in the world that's your choice...but Hmmm this honestly makes no sense to me.
Everyday people value certain lives more than others their own included...yet in this situation apparently this is wrong to do...how many people in this world would you be willing to sacrifice your own or your family's life or happiness for? I may be wrong, but I'm guessing that list is pretty small....tell me honestly that if it came down to a choice between ending some life to protect your own or one of your family's what would you do?
Having an abortion is the same thing you're taking one life so it won't otherwise damage your own or the people you already care about. I never said it wasnt selfish. People make selfish choices every day though.
Unless you're out doing everything you can to save as many lives as you can every day...even possibly at the expense of your own....seems kinda hypocritical that you say all life is equally important.