What Is Going on in the World We Live in?

Topics: Human, Human rights, Thought Pages: 2 (916 words) Published: November 28, 2010
Six thirty in the morning, time to wake up. Half an hour later time to go to school. Seven thirty classes begin. After eight busy hours, from class to class and a lot of work, it is finally time to go home. Then at three it is lunch time, two hours later soccer class. At eight pm soccer class is over and it is homework time. Busy day. We all have busy lives. But when we free our schedules a bit we get time to stop and think. This is exactly what I did before I started writing. Stop and think. We live in a busy world, full of technology, full of work to do, in need of power, in need of a prosperous economy. But this day, November 23, I stop and I think: what is going on in the world? There is a need of generosity, a need of conscience, a need of thinking of others, less selfishness and ambition. What is going on? Since when does taking away a person’s life for another’s well being is acceptable, or reasonable? In no circumstances this is fine. I am thinking about many things, more specific abortion. Abortion is an essentially malevolence act that dangerously violates the dignity of an innocent human being by taking away his or her life. It is not a surgical or medical safe procedure. It is indispensable to mention that abortion seriously injures the dignity of those innocent babies, which people who support it say they are not human beings, and also indispensable to affirm that people who commit it suffer psychological and moral trauma. Marginalizing abortion marginalizes the sanctity of human life itself and dehumanizes the members of any society. But if it is so wrong then why is it so accepted? The social acceptance of abortion is one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th and 21st centuries. It is nothing new and the reasons for it can be found rooted in selfishness. A woman who finds herself pregnant in a bad time, when she can’t take care of the baby because of her life situation, her economic situation, or any other reason, decides to get the pregnancy...
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