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← Attempted rescue of pro-life poster child is deeply misguided

AlexP's Avatar Jump to comment 5 by AlexP

A perfect example of the absurd hypocrisy of unconditionally declaring life sacred.

It leads to loud, extensive and public fights to keep humans from making the decision when life is worth living or worth saving, no matter the costs - while at the same time being considerably less publicly involved when it is about actually improving people's lifes.

As long as our resources are limited, questioning which lifes are worth fighting for - and which aren't - is not cynical, cold-hearted profiteering but a result of the necessity to do the best we can with what is available.

But that's the point, the Catholic Church is not interested in humans, let alone in improving their lifes. What matters is their interpretation of a supposedly holy scripture.

It's about dogma, not about people.

Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:42:47 UTC | #605384