The leading cause of death, worldwide, last year was...
42 MILLION lives lost through the violent "choice" of their mothers.
@George I boosted. Now I expect a couple unfollows. Haha.
Anyway, this is horrible. People will say this is okay because "they aren't people yet", but they cannot provide a good explanation to when someone does become a person.
Okay, but you said yourself that "you find killing babies to be distasteful." Why exactly is that? You see, there is an inherit difference between a person and an animal, you would argue it is "sapience," but I would argue that it has to do with their humanity. We were created differently that the animals, but in an ideal world there would be no bloodshed of animals either, but we have permission to do so now.
You see, any call to morality requires someone to set up that morality.
1. Every law has a lawgiver
2. There is a moral law
3. Therefore there is a moral lawgiver
There are quite a few arguments on what differentiates humans, including purely secular. Here is one that covers several topics:
(Even Dawkins agrees on the brain: https://newrepublic.com/article/116181/humans-vs-animals-organ-makes-all-difference.)
Sapience is a valid indicator when fully extended to include natural potential. That is, when I am asleep or in a coma, I am potentially sapient but not at that moment. A fetus (which is just the name for a stage of human development), left to naturally develop, has the same potential. Scientifically, it is a human being already with its own distinct DNA.
These a humans dammit, much more important than some male chicks thrown fully automatically into the grinder alive because they don't lay eggs.
Oh wow. Worse than a few unfollows, I lost my hosting provider over boosting this...
It is also an attack of evil to suppress the light of truth. Pray for them and take heart (Acts 5:41).
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