[ExI] Rights without selves (was: Nolopsism)

spike spike66 at att.net
Wed Feb 10 21:57:00 UTC 2010


> ...On Behalf Of Spencer Campbell
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Rights without selves (was: Nolopsism)
> JOSHUA JOB <nanite1018 at gmail.com>:
> > A fetus is not yet a person, nor has ever been a person (as 
> it is not 
> > nor ever has been a rational conceptual entity). So it 
> cannot have any rights...
> You speak as though these issues have long since been 
> resolved! In reality, all you're giving me are opinions...

I used to find the most hardcore right-to-lifers and argue that my sperm
have rights.  Their ova did as well, since both types of gametes fit every
definition of "alive."  Somehow that argument never went anywhere.



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