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Response to kalli007 (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 03:51 PM

54. kalli007 is correct

Nothing wrong with being pro-life personally. I suspect most are.

However, if it was your position on this site that you, the government or anyone else can subject a woman to living by your rules/dogma with regard to life, then all hostility is warranted. The place for that kind of rhetoric is on a religious, or, sadly, some Republican sites.

From my perspective, in a free society, we should not allow the government to impose "moral" or even religious views on others when it serves no broad public interest. That is the essence of separation of church and state.

We are all allowed our views on when life begins, but to say one group's views are so superior to all others is the height of hubris.

Consider these thoughts from a former Weather Underground bomber, "If you think you have the moral high ground, that's a very dangerous position, and you can do some really dreadful things....the Oklahoma City bombing, I am sure that guy felt that he was on the side of right and there was maybe a handful of people who agreed with him so that is a dangerous ethical position we (Weather Underground) fell into that was caused I think by the Vietnam War, the Vietnam War made us a little crazy, that's the only way I can explain it."

Where we don't get along as well as we should in this country you will ALWAYS find arrogance, indifference to the views of others and a sectarian pursuit of one sided goals, e.g., the zero sum game. You can take that to the bank.





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