jeskill Posted December 2, 2012 Share Posted December 2, 2012 I thought that was a biological fact, but it would be believable that I was misinformed. You thought what was a biological fact? I think it is the wants that are relevant. If a fetus cannot want yet, the fetus has no more right to life than a sperm swimming up a fallopian tube. Interesting idea. I agree that personhood is a moral and social construct. To me this suggests a definition of personhood can not be made using scientific evidence alone. But you've touched on an important issue, which is, what is the most ethical way to define personhood? I don't feel like I've come to a conclusion on this one yet, and I think that there are probably multiple criteria that should be taken into consideration. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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