(Quote) Marge-938695 said:
Good comments. I've encountered so many people (mostly under 25, some older) who had ...
(Quote) Marge-938695 said:
I've encountered so many people (mostly under 25, some older) who had really no idea at all of the truth of what happens during conception and gestation. Until you are an expectant mother/father, many folks never give it a thought. You're right about all the new resources...but oftentimes we don't read things like that until we need to, and learn the truth too late.
I'm in no way siding with the pro-abortion stance.
I am saying, however, that ignorance, fear, confusion, coercian, and many other factors influence both behavior and attitudes...and we need to greet anti-life people with charity and education.
I know the system is different everywhere, but the science curriculum in NZL highschools offer a section on reproduction and gestation. Its very basic, but it certainly doesn't instil the idea of a "blob".
Of course, look at abortionists and their nursing staff. They know damn well its not a "blob" and yet they're happy to tear those kids to shreds and flush them down the toilet. There's obviously a very serious disconnect going on in the minds of the pro-abortion crowd, akin, dare I say, to what happened in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany. Dehumanise someone enoough and its easy to gas, shoot, hang, torture, abort someone.
Sex ed is where they need to get the kids. I think abstience is the way to go, but the current system will deny this, so lets give kids the whole picture. Here's a condom. There's a bananana. Go nuts. This is a picture of a bum wart. Use a condom and don't get a bum wart. Oh, and if you use condoms you won't get pregnant. That's bad.
How about the facts like condoms having a failure rate of 50% over 10 years, or that 54% of women seeking abortions were using contraceptin on the month they fell pregnant, or that since 2001 all major studies have found that condoms and the safe sex message has actually increased the rate of STDs. There were about 10 STDs back in the 1950s, there are now over 100, several resistence to current antibotic treatment. That some can sit without you knowing until you try to have kids and hey presto, infertility, no babies for you. Or that there are now forms of HIV that fire up into AIDS within a few years of infection and kill with more agression?
THen how about the stats of how fornication increases your risk of divorce. The costs of raising a kid. The emotional heartache of putting a baby up for adoption. And the surgical horrors of abortion, the absolute devastation of abortion. The details of the so called "quick and simple" RU-486. That women who abort have higher rates of suicide, drug and alcohol addiction, "replacement baby syndrome" where they get pregnant soon after in an attempt to recapture that "pregnant" feeling, or that abortion increases risk of preterm birth of subsequent pregnanices. et cetera. et cetera. et cetera.
OR, ORRR we could just start teaching kids they're better than that. That their value isn't in their pants. That they must discover their inherent human dignity and beauty and be happy with themselves for being themselves, and not wearing a low cut top and short pants to get friends and attention.
Kids have been sold short by the MTV world. The sexual revolution has caused nothing but heart ache and destruction to the family unit and to the confidence and self esteem of the youngin's.
I do like a good rant, but I think we can turn the tide on this. IT won't be easy, but I think it'll start with encouraging kids, we need to make such choices to wait till marriage "rad" again. Or whatever lexicon the kiddies are using these days. Because, generally abortion and lack of respect for human life stems from fear of the change pregnancy and sex will have on a life, on social stigma et cetera.
The safe sex message has failed big time.