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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“Is that all you've got?”

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#123 Apr 4, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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I rely on my education, which goes beyond this simplistic lay explanation obviously meant for teens.
Your link doesn't support your claim, by the way. Perhaps you should have one of those teens explain it to you.
Again, the word "conception" is useless because it can be used for two different time frames. Note that the link you gave doesn't even use it.
In fact, I do have a very solid moral code, and I don't lie. Still, we both know you're just attacking because you know you can't really refute me. Even your own source couldn't.
It proves a fertilized egg is a unique individual with its own DNA signature, different than either the mother or father. The chromosomes inside the egg have already decided whether it is a girl or a boy. I think it's hysterical how you say it isn't a person when you preach abortion but your cult buddies say its DNA defines and predicts exactly how/who it will be as it grows up and that it can't be anything/body else than what its DNA has already determined, ergo, "no free will". You morons contradict your doctrine all the time, like you think nobody will notice that you are talking nonsense.

“Is that all you've got?”

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#124 Apr 4, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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I rely on my education, which goes beyond this simplistic lay explanation obviously meant for teens.
Your link doesn't support your claim, by the way. Perhaps you should have one of those teens explain it to you.
Again, the word "conception" is useless because it can be used for two different time frames. Note that the link you gave doesn't even use it.
In fact, I do have a very solid moral code, and I don't lie. Still, we both know you're just attacking because you know you can't really refute me. Even your own source couldn't.
Too bad you're too stupid to understand that link. I'm going to have to email Berkeley your deluded comments so they can laugh at you too.

xD

“Is that all you've got?”

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#125 Apr 4, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Shakespeare? Seriously? LOL, you're too ridiculous. Of course we know you've got nothing else to offer but baseless personal attacks.
Infertile? Hardly. I've been pregnant three times, and CHOSE to carry all three to term, including the one that was unplanned, and where some family and friends tried to talk me into having an abortion. But, don't let facts stop your melodramatic utterings.
You claim to be a witch...so try to put a spell on me, O' Deluded One.

xD
Thinking

Staines, UK

#126 Apr 4, 2013
"O'"?
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>You claim to be a witch...so try to put a spell on me, O' Deluded One.
xD

“Is that all you've got?”

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#127 Apr 4, 2013
I won't be holding my breath because we both know you can't for all your hufferey-puffery and eye of newt. Maybe you should scour the abortion clinic's dumpster for a caul.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

What a load of pure nonsense.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#128 Apr 5, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
What a load of pure nonsense.
Religion is a load of nonsense - like all superstition
Ocean56

AOL

#129 Apr 5, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
I get it's legal, you stupid bitch. Legal doesn't make it moral or right in any way. Just because a person can kill someone legally doesn't mean that they should. I don't rely on any government to dictate what my moral code is, especially when that government is increasingly manipulated by scum like you.
Just because YOU have a problem with abortion doesn't mean that all women "must" continue pregnancies some of them never wanted to begin with. You also don't get to determine what is right or wrong for anyone but yourself. Sorry you have such a hard time dealing with such a simple fact, but it's a fact nonetheless.

Furthermore, motherhood is OPTIONAL, not required, so if some women choose to reject it for any reason, that's their business as well.

“Blessed Be”

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#130 Apr 5, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>It proves a fertilized egg is a unique individual with its own DNA signature, different than either the mother or father. The chromosomes inside the egg have already decided whether it is a girl or a boy. I think it's hysterical how you say it isn't a person when you preach abortion but your cult buddies say its DNA defines and predicts exactly how/who it will be as it grows up and that it can't be anything/body else than what its DNA has already determined, ergo, "no free will". You morons contradict your doctrine all the time, like you think nobody will notice that you are talking nonsense.
There is no contradiction. Those are two separate issues. It's not our fault you don't understand.

“Blessed Be”

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#131 Apr 5, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Too bad you're too stupid to understand that link. I'm going to have to email Berkeley your deluded comments so they can laugh at you too.
xD
I did understand the link. It's you who did not. Email away, I couldn't care less. It will just make you look foolish to a wider audience than this current one.

“Blessed Be”

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#132 Apr 5, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>You claim to be a witch...so try to put a spell on me, O' Deluded One.
xD
Again, you can't deal with the post at hand, and can only give a personal attack. I'm not surprised.
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#133 Apr 5, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Again, you can't deal with the post at hand, and can only give a personal attack. I'm not surprised.
A babies life is far more important, little runt. Go suck up to your husband again, to feel loved, as no one could love you elsewhere, bitch headed little runt!

“Blessed Be”

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#134 Apr 5, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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A babies life is far more important, little runt. Go suck up to your husband again, to feel loved, as no one could love you elsewhere, bitch headed little runt!
Oh, go crawl back under your bridge, Troll. No one takes you at all seriously.
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#135 Apr 5, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Oh, go crawl back under your bridge, Troll. No one takes you at all seriously.
As if I need you to prove myself? As if I need someone to make me feel confident about what I believe in? No way, little runt, continue getting raped by your husband, and call it consent hahahahaha!!!

Soon when you hang round on here soon enough, you will lose confidence and seclude yourself from people.

“Life is short. Live it”

Since: Apr 10

Nebraska

#136 Apr 5, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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A babies life is far more important, little runt. Go suck up to your husband again, to feel loved, as no one could love you elsewhere, bitch headed little runt!
Have you ever had love in your life?

“Blessed Be”

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#137 Apr 5, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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As if I need you to prove myself? As if I need someone to make me feel confident about what I believe in? No way, little runt, continue getting raped by your husband, and call it consent hahahahaha!!!
Soon when you hang round on here soon enough, you will lose confidence and seclude yourself from people.
Your inferiority complex is showing, lol.
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#138 Apr 5, 2013
I am Ratchet wrote:
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Have you ever had love in your life?
You are only on here probably as a way to fufill the love you can't elsewhere have, you only wish to be admired on an anonymous public forum. If you are rejected and ignored, you will feel worthless, and for moral fortune, unlovable, and will kill yourself.

“Life is short. Live it”

Since: Apr 10

Nebraska

#139 Apr 5, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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You are only on here probably as a way to fufill the love you can't elsewhere have, you only wish to be admired on an anonymous public forum. If you are rejected and ignored, you will feel worthless, and for moral fortune, unlovable, and will kill yourself.
I only need your approval! If I wee to kill myself, what on earth would you do withut me?
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#140 Apr 5, 2013
Bitner wrote:
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Your inferiority complex is showing, lol.
Like yours, rofl? Claiming to have already defeated me, when it gone over me and I couldn't see it rofl?
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#141 Apr 5, 2013
...Looks like bitner has poor reading comprehension in that case.

“Blessed Be”

Since: Jun 07

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#142 Apr 5, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
...Looks like bitner has poor reading comprehension in that case.
Oh, the irony!

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