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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-25-11 06:59 PM
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What is "life"? What is "personhood"? What is "choice"?
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Edited on Tue Jan-25-11 07:05 PM by uppityperson
Define your terms please. If you want to discuss being pro-choice, or pro-life, seems it is good to define these terms first.
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  -What is "life"? What is "personhood"? What is "choice"? uppityperson  Jan-25-11 06:59 PM   #0 
  - Life is  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-11 07:16 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-28-11 09:04 PM   #8 
     - Um... no. Griswold v. Connecticut and Eisenstadt v. Baird  PeaceNikki   May-01-11 12:27 PM   #22 
  - I'm only qualified to suggest an answer for the first question, "what is life?"  mike_c   Jan-25-11 07:25 PM   #2 
  - Question: Aren't we just a fungus spreading across a planet and will eventuall destroy it?  Lint Head   Jan-25-11 07:33 PM   #3 
  - strictly speaking, no-- we're multicellular opisthokont eukaryotes spreading across the planet...  mike_c   Jan-25-11 07:36 PM   #4 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-30-11 06:59 AM   #18 
  - . . . .  niyad   Jan-26-11 08:38 PM   #5 
  - kicking since we've had some new people come post and I'd like to hear their thoughts on this  uppityperson   Apr-23-11 07:30 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-28-11 08:51 PM   #7 
  - To clarify, are you saying "life" is "the threshold of viability"? Thank you. And...  uppityperson   Apr-29-11 09:53 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-29-11 10:44 PM   #10 
     - Yet you claim a 3 or 4 day old infant a "person". Another clarification please.  uppityperson   Apr-29-11 11:02 PM   #13 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-29-11 11:05 PM   #15 
           - I am confused.  uppityperson   Apr-29-11 11:10 PM   #16 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-30-11 05:50 AM   #17 
                 - Thank you for the explanation. I try to clarify rather than assuming, thank you. Another  uppityperson   Apr-30-11 09:59 PM   #19 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   May-01-11 07:07 AM   #20 
                       - There are people all over the board here on this subject  uppityperson   May-01-11 10:33 AM   #21 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 10:08 AM   #23 
                             - There's no such thing as "purely elective late term abortions".  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 10:29 AM   #24 
                                - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 11:06 AM   #25 
                                   - You are wrong.  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 11:07 AM   #26 
                                      - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 11:10 AM   #27 
                                      - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-02-11 11:16 AM   #28 
                                      - You want a law FORCING people to say something and FORCING other people to listen.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:18 PM   #62 
                                      - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:24 PM   #63 
                                         - Children.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:25 PM   #66 
                                            - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:28 PM   #68 
                                            - Some anarchist.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:31 PM   #72 
                                            - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:33 PM   #74 
                                            - See sig line in the post below, pigeon.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:33 PM   #76 
                                            - Why wait? Here's my sig line. It applies to things other than creationists, too.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:33 PM   #75 
                                            - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:36 PM   #79 
                                            - So, pigeon, you think pregnant women should get medicine degrees too.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:56 PM   #84 
                                      - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:30 PM   #70 
                                         - Wow. Your life must be complete now, pigeon.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:35 PM   #78 
                                      - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 01:14 PM   #29 
                                         - Logic is that all abortion restrictions should be repealed.  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 01:21 PM   #30 
                                            - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 01:25 PM   #31 
                                               - You thing women and doctors are that evil? (special message for CPD inside)  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 01:27 PM   #32 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 01:29 PM   #33 
                                                  - And you think we should legislate all matters based on extremes? Or just abortion?  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 01:32 PM   #34 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 01:53 PM   #36 
                                                  - If you were really pro-logic and pro-science, you would understand  Lars39   May-02-11 01:37 PM   #35 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 01:55 PM   #37 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 01:57 PM   #38 
                                                  - Such thoughts reveal your black and white thinking on the subject.  Lars39   May-02-11 02:02 PM   #39 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 02:05 PM   #40 
                                                  - Everyone's personal situation is different.  Lars39   May-02-11 02:09 PM   #41 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 02:14 PM   #42 
                                                  - And all women are cookie cut. Right.  Lars39   May-02-11 02:22 PM   #43 
                                                  - Yes, shit-stirrer, he is.  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 02:24 PM   #44 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 02:35 PM   #46 
                                                  - Don't know about her parents, but mine never suffered fool gladly.  Lars39   May-02-11 02:43 PM   #48 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:02 PM   #51 
                                                  - It's not ad hominem when the description is accurate and based on verifiable evidence.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:14 PM   #61 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:25 PM   #65 
                                                  - Your post have zero merit. No, wait, they have negative merit.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:29 PM   #69 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:32 PM   #73 
                                                  - There's that ego talkin!  Lars39   May-02-11 03:34 PM   #77 
                                                  - Oh, he's God's gift to humanity. In pigeon form.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:38 PM   #81 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:38 PM   #82 
                                                  - You did get one thing right  EstimatedProphet   May-02-11 04:22 PM   #85 
                                                  - Before this forum,  Lars39   May-02-11 02:42 PM   #47 
                                                  - He pissed Wisconsin off, too.  PeaceNikki   May-02-11 02:52 PM   #50 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:03 PM   #53 
                                                  - You just ignored the possibility that a person who voted for Walker could ever vote for the recall.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:08 PM   #56 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:12 PM   #60 
                                                  - Are you seriously arguing there are no cases of Walker voters declaring opposition to him?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:24 PM   #64 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:27 PM   #67 
                                                  - It's never one subject only, is it? -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:09 PM   #57 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:02 PM   #52 
                                                  - Jesus H. Christ, how pathetic one can get?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:10 PM   #58 
                                                  - Ah! Now I understand! You're Donald Trump!  EstimatedProphet   May-02-11 08:03 PM   #90 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 02:34 PM   #45 
                                                  - It's not ego, but facts. No one has the exact same circumstances.  Lars39   May-02-11 02:45 PM   #49 
                                                  - What kind of idiot deduces "I think I'm special" from "I think no two people are alike"?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:03 PM   #54 
                                                  - If you look at his website....  Lars39   May-02-11 03:31 PM   #71 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:37 PM   #80 
                                                  - Including a non-voter. Why don't you vote, pigeon?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:48 PM   #83 
                                                  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 03:05 PM   #55 
                                                  - Do you think computer mice should not have a scroll wheel?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 03:12 PM   #59 
  - To clarify, are you saying "life" is "the threshold of viability"?  uppityperson   Apr-29-11 10:58 PM   #11 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-29-11 11:00 PM   #12 
        - Thank you for your reply. Too often these terms are thrown around with different meanings for  uppityperson   Apr-29-11 11:03 PM   #14 
  - Troll is gone.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-02-11 05:28 PM   #86 
  - Good news!  Lars39   May-02-11 05:42 PM   #87 
  - + 1  musette_sf   May-02-11 06:32 PM   #88 
  - Thank you, Lars and whoever else got rid of it.  uppityperson   May-02-11 06:33 PM   #89 
  - Life is a continuum.Personhood is independent existence from another's body. Choice is  ehrnst   May-24-11 11:46 AM   #91 
  - kicking to boost it up since we have some new visitors to this forum  uppityperson   Jun-26-11 06:49 PM   #92 
 

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