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FurdTurgason

I'm pro choice and always have been, but...

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You may be reading too much into it. It assumes that we all get excited when we find out there's a bacterium on Mars, because life on Mars excites us, even if it's just a microbe.

Then they are saying why can't we be so excited about the life of an unborn child down here.

I realize it's apples and oranges, but the contrast does make you think. Because a lot of us DO take life for granted on this planet.

I'm still pro choice, by the way. But the way they put it made me look at it in a new light is all.

is the issue "life" or "human life?" because we kill the shiat out of almost everything on our own planet without giving it a second thought.

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is the issue "life" or "human life?" because we kill the shiat out of almost everything on our own planet without giving it a second thought.

Like I said, apples and oranges. That being said, we get awfully excited about a microbe on Mars. Scientists were going crazy over the first rock that thing found, giving it a name and everything. (the name was Yogi)

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Like I said, apples and oranges. That being said, we get awfully excited about a microbe on Mars. Scientists were going crazy over the first rock that thing found, giving it a name and everything. (the name was Yogi)

Well... finding life on another planet besides Earth is a pretty big fuging deal imo...

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Like I said, apples and oranges. That being said, we get awfully excited about a microbe on Mars. Scientists were going crazy over the first rock that thing found, giving it a name and everything. (the name was Yogi)

what biscuit said... finding life on another planet would be an extremely big deal and doesn't mutually exclude anything that you're talking about.

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We're talking a bacterium.

i'm not sure what this means.

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Life on Mars = a bacterium

Where are you going with this?

Does it matter what kind of life we find on another planet? If any kind of life is out there, that means we are not alone and other planets have the potential to support us.

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Life on Mars = a bacterium

it's incredibly important whether or not you think it is.

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Sigh. You are missing the point. We get all excited about a BACTERIUM on Mars, a freaking bacterium, something you can't even see with the naked eye. But a fetus with a heartbeat....not so much.

Again, I get that it's not apples and oranges. It just made me think how we take life for granted here on Earth. That's all. Don't read into it more than that.

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