A rational argument for no restrictions on abortion
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 91 Comments • 8 Likes • 3 months ago
Since the Dobbs decision, some states gave set various and seemingly arbitrary restrictions on abortion, such as at 6, 15, and 20 weeks gestation. There seems to be no rational rhyme or reason for such restrictions. Many who do advocate for restrictions or prohibiting abortion seem to do so based...
Is there a logical or rational argument against abortion?
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 419 Comments • 14 Likes • 4 months ago
“"Reproductive freedom is critical to a whole range of issues. If we can’t take charge of this most personal aspect of our lives, we can’t take care...”
When Roe v. Wade was decided back in 1973, abortion was allowed in all states while both sides of the abortion debate continued to battle it out. Abortion rights opponents wanted to restrict or even prohibit abortion with few, if any, exceptions while abortion rights advocates wanted to maintain...
Creationism as a mental illness?
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 445 Comments • 15 Likes • 5 months ago
“It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. --- Carl Sagan”
Here is a somewhat old, but still relevant article published in Psychology Today briefly explaining why creationism is actually a mental illness.Creationism as a mental illness:In Cockney rhyming slang, the word ‘believe' is represented by ‘Adam and Eve'. When faced with something baffling,...
Abortion is good.
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 184 Comments • 10 Likes • 11 months ago
“ how come when it's us, it's an abortion, and when it's a chicken, it's an omelette? ---George Carlin”
Abortion has always been a hot button topic, with advocates on both sides of the debate making various arguments. Many arguments tend to devolve into emotional rants or become very narrow in their focus, sometimes to the point of being uncompromising, as some take a hard stance that...
The "Pro Abortion" Argument
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 208 Comments • 11 Likes • 2 years ago
““What we need in the world is to grow a culture where we value women. If we valued women as full human beings, we would not be having the...”
Let me make it clear from the start, I am not "pro-abortion." In other words, I am not advocating women should or must have an abortion. Anyone who has read my posts on the subject of abortion knows I am pro-choice. I have consistently said that the decision to continue a pregnancy or not is...
Why abortion must remain legal and safe
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 134 Comments • 14 Likes • 2 years ago
“How come when it's us, it's an abortion, and when it's a chicken, it's an omelet? ----George Carlin”
Abortion has been a hot topic ever since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling Roe v. Wade (1973). The abortion issue has polarized the American people for nearly 50 years now, with both sides of the issue never seeming to waver or give a little. The pro-choice side generally sees abortion as...
Correlation between religiosity and scientific illiteracy or hostility
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 438 Comments • 12 Likes • 2 years ago
“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. – Carl Sagan”
Back in 2017, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson gave a presentation in South Carolina where he addressed the issue of scientific illiteracy. The summary of his presentation is below: Americans overall are bad at science. Scared of math. Poor at physics and engineering. Resistant to evolution. This...
The Fallacy of Biblical Stories, Part 9: Sodom and Gomorrah
By: Gordy327 • Religious and not News Chat • 48 Comments • 11 Likes • 2 years ago
““... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.” ― Neil...”
Hi everyone, it has been a long time since I last posted an article in my fallacy of biblical stories series. So, I thought now might be a good time to do so. If you reviewed the previous articles in the series, you might have noticed the bible often takes a rather dramatic flair with its...
Coming Supreme Court decision in major LGBT rights case seen as bellwether of conservative court
Via: Gordy327 • News & Politics • 38 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 years ago
““Equality means more than passing laws. The struggle is really won in the hearts and minds of the community, where it really counts.” – Barbara...”