one human = many dead animals

Spike Jones (
Tue, 07 Dec 1999 18:39:41 -0800

> >...asked how she felt about abortion, and she froze, then blew up at me.
> >
> term for what you have described is "cognitive dissonance'...

Kathryn Aegis wrote:

> mmm...guys, not sure what this is about, but may I suggest another,
> more logical explanation for her reaction? Abortion is a very
> heavy subject for the female half of the population...

I figured it this way: she had massive cognitive dissonance because she was opposed to killing any living thing (assuming this is restricted to *animal* life). 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