RE: Re : virus: Nonbelieving priests (was Re: Hosts)
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 20:29:54 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Richard Brodie wrote:

> Drakir wrote:
> >A girl (around 14, or 15) gets raped by a much older man. And guess
> >what the
> >church says: "Tough shit little girl, you're still not having an
> >abortion"!
> >To tell you the truth, it makes me sick! I guess that at least they
> >stuck to
> >their principles, but the principles are ridiculous. The church must
> >be
> >opposed, or this will happen again and again and again....
> You just have a different distinction-meme around life than they do.
> Imagine the following scenario:
> A young wife and mother of 6-month-old twins suffers a tragedy: her
> husband and breadwinner is killed in an automobile accident. And guess
> what the government says: "Tough nuggies young lady, you're still not
> killing your twins." Does that make you sick? Why not?

I.e., what basis is there for imposing an unnatural time-asymmetry on
the legality of execution "on whim" [obviously economically driven, in a
large percentage] by parent, based on the highly arbitrary time of birth?

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd