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Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: ‘any fetus is less human than an adult pig’

There are 1829 comments on the freerepublic.com story from Mar 16, 2013, titled Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: ‘any fetus is less human than an adult pig’. In it, freerepublic.com reports that:

It would seem the pro-life movement has acquired an unlikely supporter. On Wednesday, Richard Dawkins, a vocal proponent of atheism and the author of The God Delusion, posted a provocative tweet about abortion: With respect to those meanings of "human" that are relevant to the morality of abortion, any fetus is less human than an adult pig.

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Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1178 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
I thought you fascists preferred death camps, rather than forcing people to move away. How does forcing men and only men to die in combat "value men over women", which is what americans do. The Chinese force women into abortions because the chinese have absolutely no regard for the life of people in the womb which "is just exactly LIKE YOU".
YOU ARE THE FASICIST Wrong again azzhat...China does not allow CHOICE..they are exaclty like you!!

fas•cist (&#712;fæ&#643; &#618;st)

n.
1.(sometimes cap.) a person who believes in fascism.
2.(cap.) a member of a fascist movement or party.
3. a person who is dictatorial or has extreme right-wing views.

Did you read it moron...rightwing views...that be YOU!

And by the way ya fcking idiot...women...lots and lots of women and PREGNANT women have died in war and been raped during war BY MEN. So FCK YOU.
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Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1179 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Not everyone is a nihilistic hatemongering tyrant. Not all of us are your victims.
Eat this ya pig.

Fourteen Defining
Characteristics Of Fascism
By Dr. Lawrence Britt
Source Free Inquiry.co
5-28-3

Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each:

1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays.

2. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights - Because of fear of enemies and the need for security, the people in fascist regimes are persuaded that human rights can be ignored in certain cases because of "need." The people tend to look the other way or even approve of torture, summary executions, assassinations, long incarcerations of prisoners, etc.

3. Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause - The people are rallied into a unifying patriotic frenzy over the need to eliminate a perceived common threat or foe: racial , ethnic or religious minorities; liberals; communists; socialists, terrorists, etc.

4. Supremacy of the Military - Even when there are widespread
domestic problems, the military is given a disproportionate amount of government funding, and the domestic agenda is neglected. Soldiers and military service are glamorized.

5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.

6. Controlled Mass Media - Sometimes to media is directly controlled by the government, but in other cases, the media is indirectly controlled by government regulation, or sympathetic media spokespeople and executives. Censorship, especially in war time, is very common.

7. Obsession with National Security - Fear is used as a motivational tool by the government over the masses.

8. Religion and Government are Intertwined - Governments in fascist nations tend to use the most common religion in the nation as a tool to manipulate public opinion. Religious rhetoric and terminology is common from government leaders, even when the major tenets of the religion are diametrically opposed to the government's policies or actions.

9. Corporate Power is Protected - The industrial and business aristocracy of a fascist nation often are the ones who put the government leaders into power, creating a mutually beneficial business/government relationship and power elite.

10. Labor Power is Suppressed - Because the organizing power of labor is the only real threat to a fascist government, labor unions are either eliminated entirely, or are severely suppressed.

11. Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts - Fascist nations tend to promote and tolerate open hostility to higher education, and academia. It is not uncommon for professors and other academics to be censored or even arrested. Free expression in the arts and letters is openly attacked.

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1180 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Not everyone is a nihilistic hatemongering tyrant. Not all of us are your victims.
Eat it again pig:

5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1181 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Not everyone is a nihilistic hatemongering tyrant. Not all of us are your victims.
So you enjoyed being a "mini-me" for someone who chose to allow you to live, interesting, because you are just as much a victim as those who die. Medical science gave us a choice that nature does not like to make well, and now you are complaining because some people choose to follow nature's lead instead of medical science. The easiest way to decrease the chances of a fetus surviving to be born is actually to do it the "natural" way, avoid all medications to assist the development and let nature make the decision instead. Nature is cruel that way, because it's selection is far more strict than ours.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#1182 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>What about the fact that the government(MEN) implants torture devices in men's (ISLAMIC MALE ADULTS)bodies without their consent, so that men(ISLAMIC MALE ADULTS) can be forced under the duress of torture to sacrifice their lives in combat, so that women (FETUS/NEWBORNS) can be free to tyrannize men(ISLAMIC MALE ADULTS), so that women(TODDLERS) can be free to use men(ISLAMIC MALE ADULTS) to satisfy their wanton lusts, and kill their babies(VALUABLE ISLAMIC MALE CHILDREN? What sort of a man(POOR ISLAMIC MALE TERRORIST) willingly sacrifices his life in combat for a society of fascist conniving women(CHILDREN), and their legion of naked sycophantic men(JEALOUS ADULT ISLAMIC MALES).
Wow, you are just insane.
Here in the states we would suggest that you grab yourself a tin-foil hat, y muey pronto.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#1183 May 18, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Our Pied Piper of Atheism is aging and the two percent my look elsewhere for a faux leader!
Don't you sometimes wish that you could post even one coherent sentence?
Your pied piper?

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#1184 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Abortion is death. Abortion kills people. Most of the people killed with abortion are women. All of the people killed with abortion are babies. You kill women while they are babies. That is what abortion is. That is what abortion does.
woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
A woman is a female human.
Woman is adult, and human, and female.

I do not kill using abortion. That would be the religitards wwhose good daughters cannot get caught being pregnant before marriage.
Your bullshit doesn't work here, a baby is a baby. You can't call her a woman just because you have raped her
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1185 May 18, 2013
Morgana 9 wrote:
<quoted text>
YOU ARE THE FASICIST Wrong again azzhat...China does not allow CHOICE..they are exaclty like you!!
fas•cist (&#712;fæ&#643; &#618;st)
n.
1.(sometimes cap.) a person who believes in fascism.
2.(cap.) a member of a fascist movement or party.
3. a person who is dictatorial or has extreme right-wing views.
Did you read it moron...rightwing views...that be YOU!
And by the way ya fcking idiot...women...lots and lots of women and PREGNANT women have died in war and been raped during war BY MEN. So FCK YOU.
.
What makes you think I am responsible for the things that men I do not know, have never known, or will ever know choose to do? Shouldn't your rage be directed at them and their choices, provided they even exist or the things you are ranting about even occurred.
Choosing, or choice is a mental process that cannot be controlled by external forces. To say one is pro-choice or anti-choice, or has the right to choose etc. makes absolutely no sense. For how can one be for, or against, or have the right to something that is impossible to control? Simply put, one cannot. Only the actions or options that we choose can be controlled, the choices themselves cannot be controlled. The English term 'mental process' means (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents. A theory of ironic processes of mental control is proposed to account for the intentional and counterintentional effects that result from efforts at self-control of mental states. The theory holds that an attempt to control the mind introduces two processes: an operating process that promotes the intended change by searching for mental contents consistent with the intended state and a monitoring process that tests whether the operating process is needed by searching for mental contents inconsistent with the intended state. The operating process requires greater cognitive capacity and normally has more pronounced cognitive effects than the monitoring process, and the two working together thus promote whatever degree of mental control is enjoyed. Under conditions that reduce capacity, however, the monitoring process may supersede the operating process and thus enhance the person's sensitivity to mental contents that are the ironic opposite of those that are intended. The phenomenon has been identified through thought suppression studies in experimental psychology. Social psychologist Daniel Wegner and his colleagues first studied thought suppression in a laboratory setting in 1987 by instructing participants to avoid all thoughts of a white bear. The typical finding in such experiments is that suppressing thoughts of a white bear causes the frequent return of such thoughts, sometimes even yielding a tendency to obsess about the very thought that is being suppressed. The implications for these findings have since been applied in clinical settings where thought suppression is quite common (e.g., trying not to think of one's problems or other anxiety-producing or depressing thoughts).
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1186 May 18, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>Woman is adult, and human, and female.
I do not kill using abortion. That would be the religitards wwhose good daughters cannot get caught being pregnant before marriage.
Your bullshit doesn't work here, a baby is a baby. You can't call her a woman just because you have raped her
The Young Women (often referred to incorrectly as Young Women's or Young Woman's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The purpose of the Young Women organization is to help each young woman be worthy to make and keep sacred covenants and receive the ordinances of the temple.
A Beehive is a 12–13 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Mia Maid (pronounced MY-ah) is a 14–15 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Laurel is a 16–17 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant? Objective: To compare 16-year-old young women who have become pregnant with their peers who also have experience of sexual intercourse, but who have not conceived.
http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/112679/

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1187 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
What makes you think I am responsible for the things that men I do not know, have never known, or will ever know choose to do? Shouldn't your rage be directed at them and their choices, provided they even exist or the things you are ranting about even occurred.
Choosing, or choice is a mental process that cannot be controlled by external forces. To say one is pro-choice or anti-choice, or has the right to choose etc. makes absolutely no sense. For how can one be for, or against, or have the right to something that is impossible to control? Simply put, one cannot. Only the actions or options that we choose can be controlled, the choices themselves cannot be controlled. The English term 'mental process' means (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents. A theory of ironic processes of mental control is proposed to account for the intentional and counterintentional effects that result from efforts at self-control of mental states. The theory holds that an attempt to control the mind introduces two processes: an operating process that promotes the intended change by searching for mental contents consistent with the intended state and a monitoring process that tests whether the operating process is needed by searching for mental contents inconsistent with the intended state. The operating process requires greater cognitive capacity and normally has more pronounced cognitive effects than the monitoring process, and the two working together thus promote whatever degree of mental control is enjoyed. Under conditions that reduce capacity, however, the monitoring process may supersede the operating process and thus enhance the person's sensitivity to mental contents that are the ironic opposite of those that are intended. The phenomenon has been identified through thought suppression studies in experimental psychology. Social psychologist Daniel Wegner and his colleagues first studied thought suppression in a laboratory setting in 1987 by instructing participants to avoid all thoughts of a white bear. The typical finding in such experiments is that suppressing thoughts of a white bear causes the frequent return of such thoughts, sometimes even yielding a tendency to obsess about the very thought that is being suppressed. The implications for these findings have since been applied in clinical settings where thought suppression is quite common (e.g., trying not to think of one's problems or other anxiety-producing or depressing thoughts).
Babbling again because you are a certified idiot.

You are the one ranting on about the military and men being used...why bitch to me?? BITCH at the men moron!!! Just more of your LOUSY deflection from the subject at hand. MEN control the military ya freakoid.

Eat this ya fascist pig

5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1188 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
The Young Women (often referred to incorrectly as Young Women's or Young Woman's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The purpose of the Young Women organization is to help each young woman be worthy to make and keep sacred covenants and receive the ordinances of the temple.
A Beehive is a 12–13 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Mia Maid (pronounced MY-ah) is a 14–15 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Laurel is a 16–17 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant? Objective: To compare 16-year-old young women who have become pregnant with their peers who also have experience of sexual intercourse, but who have not conceived.
http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/112679/
And this has what to do with anything ya babbling idiot?
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1189 May 18, 2013
Morgana 9 wrote:
<quoted text>
Babbling again because you are a certified idiot.
You are the one ranting on about the military and men being used...why bitch to me?? BITCH at the men moron!!! Just more of your LOUSY deflection from the subject at hand. MEN control the military ya freakoid.
Eat this ya fascist pig
5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.
Wrong, the government controls the selective service. And since most voters are women. The government is controlled by women.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1190 May 18, 2013
Morgana 9 wrote:
<quoted text>
And this has what to do with anything ya babbling idiot?
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
The Young Women (often referred to incorrectly as Young Women's or Young Woman's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The purpose of the Young Women organization is to help each young woman be worthy to make and keep sacred covenants and receive the ordinances of the temple.
A Beehive is a 12–13 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Mia Maid (pronounced MY-ah) is a 14–15 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Laurel is a 16–17 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant? Objective: To compare 16-year-old young women who have become pregnant with their peers who also have experience of sexual intercourse, but who have not conceived.
http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/112679/
Adolescents are not adults, yet the baby killers insist that only adults are women, despite the fact that adolescents are women.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#1191 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text><quoted text>
Adolescents are not adults, yet the baby killers insist that only adults are women, despite the fact that adolescents are women.
Moron, you're ignoring the fact that at that age, they are ALSO called "young adults". So, you have no point.

Be that as it may, NO fetus is a woman, not even a female fetus. Period.

Go tell your doctor it's time to up your meds again, Mental One.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#1192 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
The Young Women (often referred to incorrectly as Young Women's or Young Woman's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The purpose of the Young Women organization is to help each young woman be worthy to make and keep sacred covenants and receive the ordinances of the temple.
A Beehive is a 12–13 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Mia Maid (pronounced MY-ah) is a 14–15 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
A Laurel is a 16–17 year old participant in the Young Women organization.
Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant? Objective: To compare 16-year-old young women who have become pregnant with their peers who also have experience of sexual intercourse, but who have not conceived.
http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/112679/
WTF does that insanity have to do with your calling a feotus a woman?

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#1193 May 18, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong, the government controls the selective service. And since most voters are women. The government is controlled by women.
Just when was the last time, you saw "selective service" on a ballot?
Lincoln

United States

#1194 May 18, 2013
Dawkins comment "Hitler's ideas and intentions were not self-evidently more evil than those of Caligula" may seem ill-informed to education persons.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1195 May 18, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
Moron, you're ignoring the fact that at that age, they are ALSO called "young adults". So, you have no point.
Be that as it may, NO fetus is a woman, not even a female fetus. Period.
Go tell your doctor it's time to up your meds again, Mental One.
Only a female fetus is a woman, as are all other female humans. Adolescents are not called young adults. Young adults are called young adults.
A young/prime adult, according to Erik Erikson's stages of human development, is generally a person in the age range of 20 to 40, whereas an adolescent is a person aging from 13 to 19, although definitions and opinions vary. The young adult stage in human development precedes middle adulthood. A person in the middle adulthood stage ages from 40 to 64.

woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1196 May 18, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>Just when was the last time, you saw "selective service" on a ballot?
Just when was the last time, you saw "abortion" on a ballot?
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1197 May 18, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>WTF does that insanity have to do with your calling a feotus a woman?
What makes you think the young women group of the morman church is insanity? Don't you believe in freedom of religion?
https://www.lds.org/young-women/personal-prog...

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