“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.” – Arthur Conan Doyle
We are compelled as people to believe the best in others. We always give people the benefit of the doubt, thinking that no matter how wrong-headed their ideas, a good soul must lie underneath. We believe that it is the branches that become twisted, not the roots. It is because of this foolishness that we become desensitized to evil. We are so accustomed to assuming good intentions, that when evil—which has been in front of us the whole time—appears, we are shocked.
This apparent inability to recognize evil has hindered us in many ways. As conservatives, we have become completely blinded to the severity, and the disgusting nature of abortion. We debate it as if it is just another thing we feel passionate about. But the truth is that it is evil. What is being done to these children is evil. And when we glom abortion in with all the other issues, we lose our understanding of that. For example, recently, two “scholars” published an essay about the possible merits of “post-birth abortion.” Yes, merits. These men wrote that, in some cases, post-birth abortion could be seen as justifiable. They also attempt to justify the use of the term “post-birth,” rather than “infanticide.”
“There are now people seriously arguing for abortion AFTER BIRTH.”
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