Sunday, November 28, 2010
YouTube: Pope: nascent life threatened by adults' selfishness:
The Pope describes a human embryo as a "unique individual." But does an embryo have the same moral status as a person? Does the Pope's reference to "nascent" life suggest it does not? For an article in which I discuss the need for clarity and consistency on these questions, see The Meaning of 'Life': Belief and Reason in the Abortion Debate.