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Abortion, Philosophy, and Godlessness: Part 3, the Argument from Rights

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Abortion, Philosophy, and Godlessness: Part 3, the Argument from Rights

Some people make the claim that all human beings have rights. This being the case, they go on to say that to abort an embryo is to violate that human being’s right to life. Thus, they conclude, it is wrongful to practice abortion. I find great problems with this line of thinking. So, for part three, I wanted to discuss the issue of rights. Previously we discussed my belief that what matters about someone is not their mere humanity (in terms of their being biologically human) but their personhood, which comes about subsequent to their humanity. Human-being, under the proper conditions, gives...

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Tim Finnegan

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Name: Tim Finnegan Born: 1998 Location: Pleasant Hill, California Label: Atheist, Secularist, Skeptic Former Religious Affiliation: Catholicism Your Story: I was born and raised in the general Martinez-Pleasant Hill area of California, near the San Francisco Bay. My father had been raised to be a devote Catholic. He went to Catholic school all the way until his graduation day. Naturally, when me and my siblings were born, he and my grandparents (my mother wasn’t too big on religion) began to fit me with what Seth Andrews calls “God Glasses”, which is simply another way...

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Kris Leeds

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Kris Leeds

Name: Kris Leeds Born: 1978 Location: Philadelphia, PA Organization affiliation: GSHM, UAA, WAA Label: Atheist, Antitheist, Humanist, Secularist, Constitutionalist (Yes, I just made that up, feel free to ask me about it). Former Religious Affiliation: I’ve been Catholic, Protestant, Presbyterian, and Methodist (None of them made sense). Letting Go of God It seems like a lot of people are having trouble with this for some reason, so here’s the thin: I’m an atheist. I’ll let you recover from that shock for a moment, and let that sink in … Good? Okay....

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Erica Sims

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Name: Erica Sims Born: 1974 Location: Born in Niagara Falls, NY Organization affiliation: American Atheists Label: Atheist, Secularist Former Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian My Story: I grew up in a great family – my mom, dad, younger brother and me.  My parents took us to church and Sunday school every week but religion wasn’t a big deal in our house, we went to church and believed in god and the bible but didn’t think much about it except for on Sundays.  My parents weren’t preachy; no one in my immediate or extended family was.  I never doubted the existence of a god until...

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Shane O’Connor

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Shane O’Connor

Name: Shane O’Connor Born: 1982 Location: Ulster, Ireland Organization:  YouTuber Label: Atheist, Humanist, Secularist, Skeptic. Former Religion:  Catholicism My Story:  As I became more enamoured by science throughout my teenage years, more and more of what I had been raised to believe crumbled under the weight of it’s own absurdity.  One day I asked myself, “Do I believe this because it’s likely to be true or because I want it to be true?”  As soon as I was able to give myself an honest answer I became an...

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