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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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Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#1278 May 19, 2013
Projecting much?
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.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#1279 May 19, 2013
Good thing women are able to Dave their lives by having freedom to abort an unwanted pregnancy.

How much money per month do you donate to unwanted children? How many hours do you volunteer to assist them and organizations that help them? How many hours have you spent holding and trying to soothe a crack baby screaming at the top of their lungs without letting up? How many fetal alcohol or crack babies have you adopted?

Oh that takes work! Better to just judge other people without being in their shoes facing their responsibilities isn't it?
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>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.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#1280 May 19, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>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?
Absolutely incorrect. Wiccans do not indoctrinate children. In fact, many choose not to teach Wicca to their children, due to what they themselves went through as children.

In my house, open discussion was, and still is, encouraged. My children were taught about other religions as well. And they were always told that they should follow their own hearts, that the choice is always theirs.
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1281 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
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.
Adolescents are no more adults than fetus are. Since adolescent females are frequently referred to as women, your notion that women are only female adults is obviously false. Since your declaration that female fetus are not women is based on your false declaration only female adults are women, your declaration that female fetus are not women must also be false. Whether you like it or not the fact remains that human female fetus are women.

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/
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1282 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
I am none of the above. But YOU are mentally ill.
Only those mature enough to reproduce have reproductive rights. Period.
Human rights are inherent. Which means the only requirement to having human rights is being human, which has nothing to do with being mature enough to reproduce.

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#1283 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
"Even if morals are subjective, which is a tenuous claim in itself,"
Not to anyone who understands what the word subjective means.
"you used a definition of a fetus in the context of a discussion about abortion and rights thereof."
I used a definition to correct someone who was defining it incorrectly. That's all.
"(See title of thread)"
The title of the thread is about Richard Dawkins. I haven't mentioned him at all. I'll post what I like, when I like, about what I like. And you can gfy.
"I committed no fallacy,"
Yes, you did.
"you did."
No, I did not.
"I made no claim that you were discussing killing. My objection was a definition you employed."
And you'll never see why this comment from you is ironic.
"The relevance to "killing" is inherent in your characterization, is one of inductive reasoning."
My post was not about killing. You'd like to pretend it is, but you are wrong.
"For you to claim your offering of a definition of "fetus" has no relevance to a discussion of terminating the life of that "fetus", you are being phony and disingenuous, at best; a bald-faced liar at worst."
Nope. And this is just more irony from you, given the fact that you just now claimed that YOU were only taking exception to MY definition.
Piss off. Enjoy you impotence.
1. The existence of objective morals has been supported throughout philosophy and ethics among intelligent people who certainly know what "subjective" means. Your statement "not to anyone who understands what the word subjective means" is absurd, and disqualifies you from intelligent debate.

2. No, you are wrong. The title of the thread is "Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: &#x91;any fetus is less human than an adult pig&#x92;"

3. I didn't say your post was "about killing". I said it was relevant to killing. If you learned to read, you would know this, as well as the title of the thread, which you mis-stated.

4. "Piss off. Enjoy you impotence"

Here your immature womanish side is surfacing again.

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1284 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Adolescents are no more adults than fetus are. Since adolescent females are frequently referred to as women, your notion that women are only female adults is obviously false. Since your declaration that female fetus are not women is based on your false declaration only female adults are women, your declaration that female fetus are not women must also be false. Whether you like it or not the fact remains that human female fetus are women.
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/
Babbling Idiot

Stupid gibberish talk, dumb-ass chatter, talking for the sake of talking even if they have nothing to say or anything productive to add to the conversation. Babbling idiots will also talk to themselves if no one else is around or if they are being ignored.

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#1285 May 19, 2013
Bitner wrote:
<quoted text>
I am none of the above. But YOU are mentally ill.
Only those mature enough to reproduce have reproductive rights. Period.
So you are OK with forced sterilization of pre-fertile females.

Got it.

You are a morally confused woman. Have you thought of professional counseling?
zef

Los Angeles, CA

#1286 May 19, 2013
Morgana 9 wrote:
<quoted text>
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
Fetus human females are female human beings, so according to the definition you provided(1.the female human being ( distinguished from man ).), fetus human females are women.
Divorce, abortion, and homosexuality are not "traditional gender roles".
You are a nihilistic hatemongering loon.

Morgana 9

“And the Horse You Rode in On”

Since: Sep 08

Minneapolis

#1287 May 19, 2013
zef wrote:
<quoted text>
Fetus human females are female human beings, so according to the definition you provided(1.the female human being ( distinguished from man ).), fetus human females are women.
Divorce, abortion, and homosexuality are not "traditional gender roles".
You are a nihilistic hatemongering loon.
No they are not, but you are an idiot and a 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.

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

And WTF is this all about?? "Divorce, abortion, and homosexuality are not "traditional gender roles".""?????

You have been divorced I see??? ROTFLMFAO

I can't imagine why!!!!!

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1288 May 19, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>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.
Oh look! Another lie from you!

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1289 May 19, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>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.
Still projecting here, nothing new from you.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1290 May 19, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
projecting that lasts for more than four hours call a doctor immediately
That was genuinely funny.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#1291 May 19, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
1. The existence of objective morals has been supported throughout philosophy and ethics among intelligent people who certainly know what "subjective" means. Your statement "not to anyone who understands what the word subjective means" is absurd, and disqualifies you from intelligent debate.
2. No, you are wrong. The title of the thread is "Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: &#x91;any fetus is less human than an adult pig&#x92;"
3. I didn't say your post was "about killing". I said it was relevant to killing. If you learned to read, you would know this, as well as the title of the thread, which you mis-stated.
4. "Piss off. Enjoy you impotence"
Here your immature womanish side is surfacing again.
1.Bull.
2.No, I'm not wrong. My post had NOTHING to do with Dawkins, but was about a word definition.
3.No, it was not relevant to killing. It was, once again for the stupid boy, about a word definition.
4.LOL, oh the irony. You're a hypocritical ass.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#1292 May 19, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
So you are OK with forced sterilization of pre-fertile females.
Got it.
You are a morally confused woman. Have you thought of professional counseling?
You know, when you have to lie about what a person says, you've lost the argument.

I'm not morally confused at all. You are the one who seems to think lying about people is okay.

Since: Mar 11

Scottsburg, IN

#1293 May 19, 2013
So how many hours a month do you spend helping orphans and unwanted children?
zef wrote:
<quoted text>Fetus human females are female human beings, so according to the definition you provided(1.the female human being ( distinguished from man ).), fetus human females are women.
Divorce, abortion, and homosexuality are not "traditional gender roles".
You are a nihilistic hatemongering loon.
Lincoln

United States

#1294 May 19, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
That was genuinely funny.
thanks

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#1295 May 20, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
1. The existence of objective morals has been supported throughout philosophy and ethics among intelligent people who certainly know what "subjective" means. Your statement "not to anyone who understands what the word subjective means" is absurd, and disqualifies you from intelligent debate.
2. No, you are wrong. The title of the thread is "Richard Dawkins tweets on abortion: &#x91;any fetus is less human than an adult pig&#x92;"
3. I didn't say your post was "about killing". I said it was relevant to killing. If you learned to read, you would know this, as well as the title of the thread, which you mis-stated.
4. "Piss off. Enjoy you impotence"
Here your immature womanish side is surfacing again.
Coming from person that believes that jesus rode on the backs of dinosaurs and that fossils aren't "really there".

Also believes water can turn in to wine and that a homeless bearded man make the whole universe in 7 days (before the sun was created and days were defined, but of course apologetics will say he had it all in his head like the weasel liars they are. The full time job of an apologist is to lie through their teeth to apologise for the scripture being entirely irrelevant and illogical)

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#1296 May 20, 2013
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
So you are OK with forced sterilization of pre-fertile females.
Got it.
You are a morally confused woman. Have you thought of professional counseling?
Why do you lie about god? Why do you use this lie to anchor your womb-nazi views?

Why do you come to atheists forums to lie about god? Run coward, run.

Buck Crick

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#1297 May 20, 2013
Givemeliberty wrote:
Good thing women are able to Dave their lives by having freedom to abort an unwanted pregnancy.

<quoted text>
How does one abort a "pregnancy"?

You have to kill something.

Can you kill a "pregnancy"?

How?

Why are you so uncomfortable saying what you really mean?

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