I find this whole “is it a baby” debate to be stupid. The abortion debate should not be talking about IF its a baby (it is) but rather: who has the right to kill a baby.
And who does? Grandma? Nope. Daddy? Nope, sorry. Doctors? Well, sometimes, yeah.
What are the criteria doctors use to determine whether or not to withdraw life support from a baby, or really, any other human being?
It has to do with neural activity. Is the brain alive? Is there an “I” in there? Can you think? Can you feel? Yes? Congratulations, you’re a person. Why should it be different in utero? A baby that has brain waves, that exists, that has an “I,” that thinks and feels and IS – how can we condemn that baby to death because her mother is a selfish cunt?
Here’s why: because even murderous selfish women have a right to decide what their bodies will be used for.
Babies need a woman’s body to thrive, to flourish, to grow. And while babies are undeniably sweet and cute and gorgeous and intoxicating, the needs of the woman in whose body they are growing MATTER. And if she doesn’t want that baby, and is prepared to actually murder that baby — sweet jesus — how can you even think of giving a woman like that a baby to take care of?
What can possibly go wrong?
Forcing babies on women who are too selfish, too broken, too downtrodden, too poor, too narcissistic, too self-absorbed, too overwhelmed to handle that only results in lots of neglected, abused, ignored and unwanted babies.
Imagine the world created by an army of psychopaths, forced to give birth to the next generation of psychopaths — imagine the dystopia after several generations of this psychopath-positive selection pressure.
As a culture, we sanction the use of deadly force in a number of different ways. Soldiers, obviously. And police officers. These bearers of sanctioned violence are allowed to shoot to kill.
Some cultures allow death penalties for certain crimes. I don’t agree with that, but it happens. Many countries allow average citizens to use deadly force to defend themselves against attackers. Hell, maybe ALL countries allow for that. We allow doctors to withdraw life support, thereby ensuring the death of the patient. Some countries allow assisted suicide.
There are criteria in place for where and when and under what circumstances the use of deadly force is allowed. So, at first blush, it seems reasonable that we should put some limits on the use of deadly force against a baby whose only crime is to be, for whatever reason, unwanted.
But on closer examination, it really doesn’t make any sense to have any limits at all. The vast majority of abortions take place in the first trimester anyways, when there is no neural activity, and no “I” exists.
And some of those abortions can be reasonable, rational decisions that thinking, feeling, educated women make based on their own circumstances and desires. Women who take action quickly because they understand the decision and have a right to make it.
Late term abortions are performed for a number of different reasons, some of them pretty horrific.
IVF mom aborts her Downs Syndrome baby. That’s just sick. Killing a baby because it has some sort of disability is, in my mind, just cruel and brutal and awful.
But how can anyone even think of condemning a child with special needs to a mother whose first desire is to murder him or her? What kind of love and care do you imagine such a woman would be capable of?
How about the lady who had two perfectly healthy babies, but decided she wasn’t up for twins. Her apartment might be too crowded. So she ruminated like the fucking cow that she is and eventually decided to murder her son.
This woman clearly has rocks where her brains should be and solid concrete for a heart. This bitch is just evil, plain and simple. Did she give any thought at all to how her daughter might feel, knowing that it might have been her that Mommy slaughtered in utero?
But again, once a slag like this has made the decision to kill a little boy, how do you reconcile forcing that little boy to grow up alongside her? What good is going to come of that?
The simple fact is that the world contains just as many simple, stupid, cruel, selfish, horrible women as it does men. And some of these women will become pregnant. Forcing them to have babies they don’t want can only end in misery, for the baby who must live with these psychopaths, and for the rest of us, who get to live in a world populated by unwanted, unloved, neglected children.
It’s an ugly truth. But that doesn’t stop it from being true.
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