Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by manifold, Mar 22, 2011.
How does that make you feel?
Does it make you want to kill somebody?
Legal or not, women who don't want a baby are going to seek abortion as a solution to their "problem".
Of course if Shogun got his way, only half-abortions would be legal in cases where the two parents can't agree.
How does it make me feel?....
It doesn't, and even if it did that wouldn't make any difference. Right and Wrong are not about how we feel. They're about Right and Wrong. Pregnancy is a very obvious and well known potential consequence of engaging in sexual activity. I think that's pretty universally known at this point. Therefore, consenting to sexual activity is consenting to the potential consequence of becoming a parent (for BOTH parties involved). If you don't want to risk that consequence, don't commit the act.
Or you could look at it as you're risking the need to have an abortion, all in how you look at it.
Why do the rights fall only on the woman? Didn't a man have anything to do with the pregnancy? Shouldn't he have a say?
Life isn't fair. Get over it.
True. Then again that comes with the Eternal Stay in Hel option that some of us would prefer to avoid at all reasonable costs.
See, some of us actually believe in that funny thing called Personal Responsibility. Some of us also believe in something called Fate. Those of us who believe in BOTH realize that we don't get to choose the consequences of our actions most of the time, and we simply have to do our best to make appropriate decisions so as not to leave Fate with any more openings than necessary to make our lives as miserable as possible.
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