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20 Observations About Human Nature That Liberals Would Probably Disagree With

Learning_Community_Party Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 12:04 PM
Ernest fm AR Wrote: 14 minutes ago (11:44 AM) Starting with LCP's post: 1. Not the mother, but the physician makes the decision about the physical health of the mother. 2. I have nothing against the regular birth control pill, but I feel the "Day After" pill is simply another form of abortion. ---- Ernest, not the mother?? interesting are you saying the individual cannot make up their own mind. Doesn't that violate many of the other points Hawkins raises?Doesn't that violate many of the other points Hawkins raises? And, help me understand the moral difference between the monthly pill and and the morning after pill from a moral standpoint?
Ernest fm AR Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 12:22 PM
Certainly, LCP, as I mentioned in a post below, the physician is the one to determine what will and will not affect the mother's health. There is another life involved, the baby.

The monthly pill (I'm assuming you mean the monthly regimen of pills) actually prevents ovulation, whereas the morning after pill prevents a fertilized egg (or zygote, if you prefer) from implanting in the uterine wall, by causing the woman's body to slough off the lining of the uterus.
Aego Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 12:22 PM
Sadly your mother was pro-life. :-(

1) Working hard, being self-reliant and taking responsibility for your own life are good for you and will make you much happier than having too much leisure time, being overly dependent and giving others responsibility for your life.

2) The more a behavior is rewarded with attention, fame, sympathy or money, the more of it we'll see. We recognize this almost instinctively when it comes to good behaviors, but we also tend to almost habitually block it out when it comes to behaviors we don't want to encourage.

3) There's nothing shameful about being poor -- but, if you stay...