Just think of the new kinds of WMD, chitin reinforced radicals.
The more I learn about genetics, the more I see genetic "defects" becoming more rampant. I wonder how robust a human could be if genetically engineered to have all good genes that there are in the whole human population and no bad ones. Did you know humans with downs syndrome rarely die of cancer? one theory is b/c extra cancer fighting gene in extra Chromosome 21.
But I digress. My viewpoint is probably skewed by walking amongst prescription pill poppin' Americans (what word did you expect?) who at age eight are in need of a psychiatrist, remedial schooling are obese and have diabetes and asthma.
Unplanned Pregnancy in the United States Nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. More specifically, of the 6.4 million pregnancies in 2001 (the most recent year for which data are available), more than 3 million were unplanned.1 Of these, over 2 million were to women age 29 and younger accounting for nearly three quarters of unplanned pregnancies overall.
And you are correct in saying that is how it is in the world. It is.
Actually death is cheap. Life is expensive. Compare 02 cent
And you will be benefited by pulling up your friends/associates/neighbors It's also called a pyramid scheme....which actually argues for more population, not less.
But really, the reason I replied was to ask what it means when you say, "I don't believe in free will?" I hear that all the time when I talk to people about religion (all religions have it to some degree) but what do you mean?
Oh, and one more thing. which in a way argues your point, but I found enlightening and saddening at once. Did you know that a 9mo old orphaned chimp that is given loving attention by a human female 4hrs/day will have a higher IQ than an average 9mo old human babby [sic] I learned that today.
Who forces pregnancies?
Other than rape or incest, I've always heard the term 'consensual' How is it forced. Do you agree that my wants take a back seat to your needs? I feel that way.
Procreation is a *very* powerful tool easily used and abused. Take rape for instance on one end of the spectrum and take this Parent article as the other end.
If a behavior can be shown to cause harm to others, is said behavior a) wrong b) my choice c)other?
In short, will My *want* of unprotected sex cause harm to others now or in future? If so, Why do it? It's not a *need*
And as for the second point, what is basis for saying life is cheap? b/c abundant? easily reproduced? not unique? easily terminated? or low cost of hitman?
Expecting somebody to disregard their own values and morals in decision-making isn't just unrealistic, it's immoral