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Also, there are the handicapped individuals whose burden on their parents is sometimes overwhelming, the emotional, the feelings of failure, the financial because of medical bills, and the fact that many of them never become independent so you are responsible for them for the rest of their lives.
Since I came to trully realize the burden of a mother carrying an unwanted child for 9 months, I began to think through all of the burdens that a family could face by an unwanted family member. For instance, we all know people who trully regretted having a certain child because of personality conflicts, high maintenance, post partum depression, etc.
So I say now is the time to change the laws to give people a real freedom of choice so they can have the freedom they deserve and live their lives the way they wanted to, before the tradgedy of these burdensome people entered their lives. It leaves us with a better, more healthy, more wanted group of people. I mean wouldnt you have killed a child Hitler if you had the chance?
I envision it as taking these people to the doctor. Having the doctor administer a drug to knock them out and then proceed to terminate them through lethal injection or poison gas. Its quick its painless and they are none the wiser.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
so if someone is a problem in your eyes, the "solution" is to kill them?
would you be willing to take the first step and make the world a better place?
Originally posted by justsomeboreddude
Also, there are the handicapped and mentally ill individuals whose burden on their parents is sometimes overwhelming, the emotional, the feelings of failure, the financial because of medical bills, and the fact that many of them never become independent so you are responsible for them for the rest of their lives.
[edit on 5/20/2009 by justsomeboreddude]
Originally posted by midnightbrigade
Ya know, how about we extend this to people outside our families too? Jesus, think of the money we could save by emptying our prisons and state mental wards of lifers.
Although I disagree with your point about parents. They save their money, and it's their money. If they choose to spend it on a nursing home, it's theirs to spend in that fashion. Even if they run out, I think it's up to us as children to share in the cost. After all, they willingly gave us their money when they had us, why cant we return the favor.
Other than that, yea...I say screw it, offload the burden that you don't want, or need. I kinda feel the same way about welfare lifers too...get off the couch, be productive, or get under the dirt.
Originally posted by mostlyspoons
reply to post by justsomeboreddude
Im not a pro-lifer or a pro-choicer. You seem to think your better than other people. Sure, your not a burden NOW... but what about 10 years from now? What if certain RACES or NATIONS are deemed to be "problem people"? You're thinking is narrow on this subject, and short-sighted.
The true problem is people who think they are better than others, when in reality, no matter what you think you've accomplished, your insignificant achievements, your success, the mouths you've brought into this world, all of it, means NOTHING. You are a worthless MEAT-SACK just like every human being in this world. I understand exactly what you are saying, and while it may seem PRACTICAL and LOGICAL and even REASONABLE to carry out what you are laying on the table, I'm concerned with the MORAL, ETHICAL, and HUMANE aspects of it. The chance for abuse is too great, and the required responsibility too much. Your concerns and opinions are valid to me, but your conclusion is way off. And while you might not think you should be the first to go, maybe someone in your family does? If so, too bad because you'll be whisked away to the DEATH CAMPS
[edit on 20-5-2009 by mostlyspoons]
Originally posted by Unregistered
This is essentially nature vs. nurture.
Humans are above nature. We will not stoop down to nature's level because we have the increasing capability (albeit gradual) to control and bend it to our will.
Why do we do it? Why do we continue bending (destroying) the environment?
Because we can. We have the ability to do so. And it's because this is our modern lifestyle that no other being on this planet can take away from us.
With eugenics, it is the bending of human laws (nurture) to that of nature (survival of the fittest).
Originally posted by Finalized
I believe he is being sarcastic to make a point, flagged and starred.
Originally posted by justsomeboreddude
It has to be Cheetos and Pepsi or he will flip. Like if you try to slip him a coke he will loose his mind.