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Conspicuous Absence of Humanity
Much of the abortion debate rages over sophisticated biological terms like gamete, sperm, egg, haploid, diploid, embryo, fetus, zygote, conceptus and so on. One should be careful however not to let the terms slip from distinctly human debates–to other animals. … Continue reading
Posted in Ethics of Abortion, Philosophy of Abortion, Terms and Definitions, When does Life Begin? Tagged egg, gamete, human, human being, life, organism, sperm 1 Comment
Are Human Fetuses Parasites? (revised 5.6.19)
Occasionally abortion-choice advocates refer to fetal humans as parasites. We know what they are getting at. The child-in-utero is dependent on the mother, drains her energy, eats her food, etc. But, is “parasite” the right idea here? Are fetal … Continue reading
Posted in Ethics of Abortion, Philosophy of Abortion, Terms and Definitions, Uncategorized Tagged Abortion, baby, child, dependence, dependent, human being, in utero, kittens, need, parasite, parasitic, person, puppies, symbiotic 3 Comments
What Is an Abortion? (John D. Ferrer, 6 May 2013)
Abortion is a fact of life, happening naturally across the whole animal kingdom–humans included. Among people these natural abortions are called miscarriages. But that is not the sense debated much in America. The issue at hand is non-natural abortion, also … Continue reading
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