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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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zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1258 May 19, 2013
Morgana 9 wrote:
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You can use all the terminology you like.
FACT the uterus belongs specifically to the woman. FACT we do not require that anyone be a life support system for another against their will. FACT a woman has rights. FACT something from the moment of conception has ZERO rights. FACT women/girls that do not wish to remain pregnant WILL find the means NOT to remain pregnant no matter how much misogynists like you protest because you have ZERO control.
I always love watching misogynists display their ignorance.
You don't have the right to kill anybody. You are a blood-crazed nihilistic tyrant, and a blight upon humanity.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed...

“Blessed Be”

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#1259 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
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A human female fetus is a woman. Your crass ageist bigotry does not define anything.
woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
And man is defined as an adult male, which makes woman an adult female.

No fetus is a woman, not even the female ones.

You are mentally ill.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1260 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Only those mature enough to reproduce have reproductive rights.
Your twist of what I said only serves to highlight your dishonesty.
Human rights are inherent. Maturity has nothing to do with who is or isn't human. You are a nihilistic hatemongering bigot.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1261 May 19, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Why do you want to control's a woman's right to choose? Why id your mental illness so specific about this?
Even if there were such a thing as a right to choose. Which there isn't. What makes you think only women should have that right?
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 counter intentional 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).

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#1262 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
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Human rights are inherent. Maturity has nothing to do with who is or isn't human. You are a nihilistic hatemongering bigot.
I am none of the above. But YOU are mentally ill.

Only those mature enough to reproduce have reproductive rights. Period.

“Blessed Be”

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#1263 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
A human female fetus is a woman. Your crass ageist bigotry does not define anything.
woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
As "distinguished from a man". Since man is defined as an adult male, then woman is an adult female. Period. Your own definitions are proving you wrong.

No fetus is a woman, not even the female ones.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1264 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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And man is defined as an adult male, which makes woman an adult female.
No fetus is a woman, not even the female ones.
You are mentally ill.
Actually the term man refers to any human of any age, male or female. While the term woman refers to any female human of any age.
You are a hatemongering nihilistic ageist.
man
n., pl., men
A human regardless of sex or age; a person.
http://www.answers.com/topic/man
woman
noun
the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1265 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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As "distinguished from a man". Since man is defined as an adult male, then woman is an adult female. Period. Your own definitions are proving you wrong.
No fetus is a woman, not even the female ones.
The term man refers to any human of any age, male or female. While the term woman refers to any female human of any age. Your ageist hatemongering is proving you to be a nihilistic tyrant.

man
n., pl., men
A human regardless of sex or age; a person.
http://www.answers.com/topic/man
woman
noun
the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman

“Blessed Be”

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#1266 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
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Actually the term man refers to any human of any age, male or female. While the term woman refers to any female human of any age.
You are a hatemongering nihilistic ageist.
man
n., pl., men
A human regardless of sex or age; a person.
http://www.answers.com/topic/man
woman
noun
the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
That's the generic definition. You're being dishonest here. No surprise.

And individual man is defined a an adult male, which makes an individual woman an adult female.

No fetus is a woman, not even a female one.

You are mentally ill, AND dishonest.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1267 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
That's the generic definition. You're being dishonest here. No surprise.
And individual man is defined a an adult male, which makes an individual woman an adult female.
No fetus is a woman, not even a female one.
You are mentally ill, AND dishonest.
Man may also mean the entire Human species.
Since all female humans are women. And all female human fetus are female humans. Female human fetus must be women. You keep explaining what women aren't, while completely failing to explain what women are. Since you obviously do not know what women are. You couldn't possibly know what women aren't. Because you think there is nothing wrong with killing anyone other women, you are just making up lame excuses for killing your victims by disallowing the fact that most of your victims are women. Despite the fact that woman or not, none of your victims deserve to die.

young man
Noun 1. young man - a teenager or a young adult male

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

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1268 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
A human female fetus is a woman. Your crass ageist bigotry does not define anything.
woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
Read it and weep ya fascist pig.

wom·an [woom-uhn] Show IPA noun, plural wom·en [wim-in] Show IPA , verb, adjective
noun
1.
the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
2.
an adult female person.
3.
a female attendant to a lady of rank.
4.
a wife.
5.
the nature, characteristics, or feelings often attributed to women; womanliness.

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.

http://rense.com/general37/char.htm

“Blessed Be”

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#1269 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
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Man may also mean the entire Human species.
Since all female humans are women. And all female human fetus are female humans. Female human fetus must be women. You keep explaining what women aren't, while completely failing to explain what women are. Since you obviously do not know what women are. You couldn't possibly know what women aren't. Because you think there is nothing wrong with killing anyone other women, you are just making up lame excuses for killing your victims by disallowing the fact that most of your victims are women. Despite the fact that woman or not, none of your victims deserve to die.
young man
Noun 1. young man - a teenager or a young adult male
woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
Nope, you are wrong. When talking about an individual man, it cannot mean the entire species.

A woman is an adult female BECAUSE it's distinguished from man, which is an adult male.

A fetus is never a woman, not even a female fetus.

You are mentally ill, AND dishonest.

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1270 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Man may also mean the entire Human species.
Since all female humans are women. And all female human fetus are female humans. Female human fetus must be women. You keep explaining what women aren't, while completely failing to explain what women are. Since you obviously do not know what women are. You couldn't possibly know what women aren't. Because you think there is nothing wrong with killing anyone other women, you are just making up lame excuses for killing your victims by disallowing the fact that most of your victims are women. Despite the fact that woman or not, none of your victims deserve to die.
young man
Noun 1. young man - a teenager or a young adult male
woman
noun
1. the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/woman
Here you go again you hate mongering fascist misogynist.

wom·an [woom-uhn] Show IPA noun, plural wom·en [wim-in] Show IPA , verb, adjective
noun
1.
the female human being ( distinguished from man ).
2.
an adult female person.
3.
a female attendant to a lady of rank.
4.
a wife.
5.
the nature, characteristics, or feelings often attributed to women; womanliness.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#1271 May 19, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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A fetus is not a baby.
Lucky for you that your mom didn't have access to that tidbit of information; that, and the foreknowledge that you would grow up to spend your middle years on the interweb pretending to be a woman.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#1272 May 19, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Religious parents prevent open discussion of beliefs to ensure proper brainwashing of the cult.

... arrogant c*ck...
Which is no different than what Bitner did when influencing her children to be wiccan, hypocrite.

lol...I've never seen an "arrogant c*ck" before. Is that anything like a feral kitty?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1273 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
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When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, so does her unborn baby. Alcohol in the mother's blood passes through the placenta to the baby through the umbilical cord. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and a range of lifelong disorders, known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs). There is no known safe time to drink alcohol during pregnancy. Drinking alcohol in the first three months of pregnancy can cause the baby to have abnormal facial features. Growth and central nervous system problems (e.g., low birth weight, behavioral problems) can occur from drinking alcohol anytime during pregnancy. The baby’s brain is developing throughout pregnancy and can be damaged at any time.
If a woman is drinking alcohol during pregnancy, it is never too late to stop. The sooner a woman stops drinking, the better it will be for both her baby and herself.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY:(888) 232-6348
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/index.html
The CDC is wrong ... a lot.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1274 May 19, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Lucky for you that your mom didn't have access to that tidbit of information; that, and the foreknowledge that you would grow up to spend your middle years on the interweb pretending to be a woman.
Still projecting.
Lincoln

United States

#1275 May 19, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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Still projecting.
projecting that lasts for more than four hours call a doctor immediately

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#1276 May 19, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
Still projecting.
Nope. My mom is against abortion. I suspect your mom hates you as much as you have said that you hate her. Hate is usually a mutual sentiment.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#1277 May 19, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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The CDC is wrong ... a lot.
Yeah, right, your unemployed troll ass is so much smarter than all those CDC guys with a masters degree.

You're a hoot, Mr. The Whole Universe Is Nothing But Chaos.

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