I have received variations of this question many times and will now address it.

You can save one of the following from a burning building…

  • An infant
  • 100 frozen embryos

Which is it going to be?

If we knew for certain that the 100 frozen embryos would be implanted into a womb and birthed, then the answer is simple – save the 100 frozen embryos. Why? Because life begins at the moment the male and female gametes fuse, also known as the moment of conception. From that instant until our last instant, we are the same human being. Our size, location, and dependency are irrelevant to our humanity.

Based on this understanding of when life begins, you could rephrase the question like this…

You can save one of the following from a burning building…

  • An infant
  • 100 teenagers

Which is it going to be?

“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one.”

Posted by cultureshift

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

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