Re: one human = many dead animals

Robert J. Bradbury (
Tue, 7 Dec 1999 19:46:41 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 7 Dec 1999, Spike Jones wrote:

> By aborting one single human, the number of innocent animals that
> would go undevoured as a direct result would be difficult to even
> estimate, thereby resulting in her cog-dis, displayed as anger. spike

Actually, one probably could estimate it fairly accurately and on a day when I'm really ambitious, I'll probably attempt that (since its such a JUICY idea). { Aside to female readers -- I am in no way trying to diminish your past/potential future losses associated with abortions; I am however willing to separate the emotional loss from the physical loss, since the physical loss (and corresponding gains in other parts of the global ecosystem) may be quantified. }

The great thing about it is that it provides a quantiative relationship between the value of "human" vs. "non-human" meat (meat intended as such, bygones for those offended).

Spike, my hat is off to you for the interesting insight. It provides fertile ground for demonstrating to those mono-thinking sub-cultures we encounter where their thinking may be incomplete. As it says in the Bible -- man should be the caretaker of the Earth, and if by sacrificing ourselves or our children so that the Earth may fluorish, then that must be Gods will.... { My interpretation, may be highly inaccurate, but given the contradictions in the Bible, I doubt it... } Personally, to me, it makes much more sense economically, to sacrifice those children before they have had an investment made in them, not after they have reached the age of military service....

And of course it demonstrates where our group-mind (borganization) uplifting (by sharing novel ideas) is of benefit to us all (the presence of children not withstanding...)