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by Ferdi
Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Abortion is murder, or is it?
Replies: 392
Views: 40417

Re: Abortion is murder, or is it?

Re Walker' Re " Walker's on Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:59 am. Life begins at conception. It can be witnessed as a flash of light." Must be the Holy Spirit enlightening you. Life has no beginning, life is a label for an abstract. Holy Spirit. Aren't you the cute little abstraction. Bright flash of light mark...
by Ferdi
Sat Jun 25, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Abortion is murder, or is it?
Replies: 392
Views: 40417

Re: Abortion is murder, or is it?

Re " Walker's on Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:59 am. Life begins at conception. It can be witnessed as a flash of light."
Must be the Holy Spirit enlightening you.
Life has no beginning, life is a label for an abstract.
by Ferdi
Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Abortion is murder, or is it?
Replies: 392
Views: 40417

Abortion is murder, or is it?

This emotional and religious issue, driven by popular beliefs, is of such importance that politicians use it to swing votes. Google defines “murder” as “the crime of killing another person deliberately . . . . “ . A foetus is not a “person” or an independent individual, it is an individual-under-con...
by Ferdi
Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: ~ The End of the Death Penalty - WORLDWIDE! ~
Replies: 41
Views: 6710

Re: ~ The End of the Death Penalty - WORLDWIDE! ~

Who am I to say that the Pope is wrong? He means well but has his head in Cardinal clouds. History shows that man has killed and does kill. Moreover, ‘death penalty’ is a misnomer. The dead are beyond our penalising; their surviving relations do some of the suffering. IMO, if anyone is positively gu...
by Ferdi
Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: What is Life?
Replies: 61
Views: 7807

What is Life?

What is LIFE? LIFE is but the name for an abstract. Life is not a thing; we cannot catch a life and put it in a bottle. Over the decades I’ve drawn some conclusions about Life on Planet Earth. I had our vets stop life, euthanize our ailing pets and for some years assist us during the lambing season ...
by Ferdi
Tue May 24, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Use of Embryos
Replies: 17
Views: 2604

Re: The Use of Embryos

This article hinges on the popular but mere “belief” that say a zygote is a human individual, which “believes” that LIFE enters at conception. I believe that there is a crucial but religiously ignored difference between “being alive” and “having LIFE” and I produce as evidence the now common practic...