[extropy-chat] Moral relativism

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Sat May 7 22:56:09 UTC 2005

--- MB <mbb386 at main.nc.us> wrote:
> On Sat, 7 May 2005, Damien Broderick wrote:
> > I see that people keep responding to the question by referring to
> "keeping
> > the baby" versus killing it, disposing of it, adopting it out. I
> find this
> > extraordinary. There was no baby in the original thought
> experiment. There
> > was a (presumably only just) pregnant girl. [...]
> Thank you very much for this. I was trying to figure out how to write
> what you have now written. :)

The freedom to choose means the freedom to be responsible for your
actions. When you ask most people who are pro-choice, they generally
believe that other people have abortions. Few women proudly admit to
having aborted a fetus. Wonder why?

Mike Lorrey
Vice-Chair, 2nd District, Libertarian Party of NH
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
                                      -William Pitt (1759-1806) 
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