mr. dawkins and definitions.

This week on Twitter InYourFaceNewYorker said:

I honestly don’t know what I would do if I were pregnant with a kid with Down Syndrome. Real ethical dilemma.”


And Richard Dawkins replied with this:


Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world if you have the choice.”

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  1. Thank you for your beautiful thoughts! So perfectly worded. (I snickered out loud at “I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that a child's welfare is not best served if the child is dead.”)

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  2. This was beautifully written and so very true! I was wondering if I could post the link to my Facebook? Its totally if not just would love to have others read your words.

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  3. Your analysis is simply AMAZING! Beautiful worded without personal condemnation, just a refutation of his position.

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  4. Thank you so much! I had a very difficult time with this one…I am so glad for your encouraging words, I had to work very hard to not come across as an angry mama, because my initial reaction is fury, which just isn't going to work well if I need to disprove someone else's point. But, it was just hard.

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