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America's Moral Schizophrenia

John 2000 Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 10:59 AM
Don't we all believe in the "Golden Rule"? Shouldn't we "do unto others", even the unborn, as was done unto us when we were the unborn? It's really that simple. Who knows whether someone will grow up in misery or not? At least they will have life and a chance to make something of it. The alternative is death with no chance at all. If "a miserable life" is the index of whether life is worth living or not, then someday the government might justify killing you at any stage of your life because they think you are miserable. And they will say they are doing you a favor. Stay tuned.
SpaceVegetable Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 8:13 PM
I guess the woman's life doesn't count, eh?
Blair31 Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 12:28 PM
Today's Golden Rule is "Do unto others before they do unto you."
Raven7 Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 11:54 AM
Or, as with certain European government healthcare systems, your life is no longer worth the expense.

schiz·o·phre·ni·a – a state characterized by the coexistence of contradictory or incompatible elements.

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