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Måhända har denne unge man, liksom jag, läst David Benatar! Denne filosof skriver i Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence (s. 161):

Combining the view that fetuses lack moral standing in the earlier stages of pregnancy with the view that it is always a harm to come into existence turns the prevailing presumptions about abortion on their head. Instead of a presumption in favour of continuing pregnancy, we should adopt a presumption, at least in the earlier stages of pregnancy, against carrying a fetus to term. This is the ”pro-death” view of abortion. On this view, it is not any given abortion (in the earlier stages of pregnancy) that requires justification, but rather any given failure to abort. For such a failure allows somebody to suffer the serious harm of coming into existence.

En lite annorlunda hållning i dagens abortdebatt.

Se gärna mina tidigare inlägg ”Bättre att inte existera”, ”Bör nya människor skapas?”, ”Är det moraliskt godtagbart att skaffa barn?”, ”Bättre utan barn?”, ”Friheten att skaffa barn” och ”Är inget liv bra?”.