[extropy-chat] Re: Moral Relativism

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue May 10 22:58:14 UTC 2005

At 11:16 PM 5/10/2005 +0100, ben wrote:

>It's quite amusing how my original hypothetical scenario is being pulled 
>in all sorts of directions, and is being subjected to various interpretations.
>Just to clear a couple of points up: The pregnancy is detected at a very 
>early stage, i didn't say Sue was raped, (although i didn't say she 
>wasn't, either)

A 14-year-old is not legally able to give consent to sexual intercourse, 
even if she agrees to it. Legally, therefore, if she is pregnant, she's 
been raped. Even if the pregnancy has been induced by evil IVF scientists 
or UFO Grays conducting their vile implants.

Damien Broderick

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