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Re: OT: sponge burning!

Ron Johnson wrote:

> On 02/26/07 16:00, Steve Lamb wrote:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> Ask a pro-lifer whether she'd euthanize a pregnant cat.
>>> Then you'll know when she *really* thinks life begins.
>>     They'll hedge it by saying that a cat is not human.
>>     No, the real question is how many pro-lifers have ever gotten
>>     artificial
>> insemination to help the ol' baby factory along?  Then there's no
>> willy-nilly
>> about it.  ;)
>>     Never quite understood why when a woman gets pregnant it's God's will
>>     and
>> we shouldn't mess with it but when the man or woman are incapable of
>> bearing child they turn to science to fix God's will that they not have
>> children...
> That's a trivially easy one: God gave us brains; it's God's will
> that we use those brains to bring forth new life.
> The bigger question is why a (not-just-nominally) Christian couple
> would go thru all that expense instead of adopting a child,
> especially one who's older, or minority or special needs.

Not only that, but you can pick the age at which you adopt a bit more than
you can pick the age at which you create your own...

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