Archives for August 5, 2013

Why I Do Not Believe in Absolute “Body Autonomy”

My recent post on abortion brought about some interesting reactions. A few responding comments were well-thought-out, reflective, reasonable ones. Many, in my opinion, illustrated well the problem at the center of my message--people's deeply entrenched, unreflective, extreme positions. (I don't consider a position "reflective" unless it has taken seriously opposing views.) Some of the responses were simply knee-jerk and without merit in any civil discussion. Most of those I simply … [Read more...]