anonymous:

Babies are human beings, fetuses are humans but not beings? Gettit?

cultureshift:

Let me help you understand what words mean…

hu·man

n.

  1. A member of the genus Homo and especially of the species H. sapiens.

  2. A person: the extraordinary humans who explored Antarctica.


be·ing

n.

  1. The state or quality of having existence. See Synonyms at existence.

2.

a. Something, such as an object, an idea, or a symbol, that exists, is thought to exist, or is represented as existing.

b. The totality of all things that exist.

3.

a. A person: “The artist after all is a solitary being” (Virginia Woolf).

b. All the qualities constituting one that exists; the essence.

c. One’s basic or essential nature; personality.


human being

n

a member of any of the races of Homo sapiens; person; man, woman, or child


child

n. pl. chil·dren

1.

a. A person between birth and puberty.

b. A person who has not attained maturity or the age of legal majority.

2.

a. An unborn infant; a fetus.

b. An infant; a baby.

  1. One who is childish or immature.

  2. A son or daughter; an offspring.

  3. A member of a tribe; descendant: children of Abraham.


ba·by

n. pl. ba·bies

1.

a. A very young child; an infant.

b. An unborn child; a fetus.

c. The youngest member of a family or group.

d. A very young animal.

  1. An adult or young person who behaves in an infantile way.

  2. Slang A girl or young woman.

  3. Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.

  4. Slang An object of personal concern or interest


Source: TheFreeDictionary.com

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A plea to win the hearts of those who choose to dehumanize our development and undermine our right to live.

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