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Huffington Post Writer: Caring About Someone Elseís Baby Isnít Christian But Creepy
http://liveaction.org/blog/huffington-post-writer-caring-about-someone-elses-baby-isnt-christian-but-creepy/ ^ | 2/10/2012 | Kristi Burton Brown

Posted on 02/10/2012 7:36:12 PM PST by Morgana

Joining other ultra-liberals like Tosh.O’s star Daniel Tosh, is the Huffington Post’s Gavin Schulman. Apparently, making light of abortion and viewing it as comedy is now the cool thing to do. This morning, I was appalled to find an article defending abortion on Huff Post’s comedy page. Cause yeah, people, abortion really is comedy central.

Mr. Schulman’s favorite line in his oh-so-funny article appears to be “who cares?” Who cares about abortion? It’s not a big deal. I mean, come on, Americans…stop giving a rip about anyone else’s baby besides your own! Those babies who are starving to death in Africa…stop caring! Those babies who are being killed in India just because they’re girls…stop caring! Those babies who are being aborted in the U.S. and around the world…stop caring!

Mr. Schulman demonstrates his abhorrent lack of care for basic human decency with this toxic paragraph:

Plus, they’re just babies. It’s not like they can do anything. They can’t even walk. They just sit there and gurgle. What good does that do anyone? And even worse, they’re other people’s babies. Isn’t that the most obnoxious kind? Who actually cares about someone else’s baby? That’s not Christian, it’s creepy. That’s not protective, it’s perverse. That’s not righteous, it’s wrong. And weird. No one should take that keen an interest in someone else’s baby. You should bop them on the nose, take a picture, and go about your day.

Whether it’s written as comedy or as a true belief, it is NOT FUNNY in the absolute least to say that people who cannot walk don’t do anyone else any good. My husband’s best friend has a little boy who can’t walk. I know for a fact that he does this world a WHOLE LOT of good.

Pro-abortionists need to stop thinking that the statements they make can be isolated only to unborn babies. Science has clearly proven that human life begins at the moment of fertilization. Therefore, these people should be willing to have the statements they make applied across humanity.

If their reasoning behind devaluing unborn babies is that they can’t walk, then voila, any human who is unable to walk has no value. You can’t pick and choose which humans your standards apply to. They either apply across the board or they don’t apply at all.

What’s appalling to me is that this is not an isolated view, relegated just to supposedly comedic articles. I personally debated an avidly pro-choice “expert” on TV. She specifically stated that one should not be considered a person unless they could walk, talk, and breathe. And trust me, she was not joking.

Gavin Schulman also illustrates his lack of scientific education when he writes:

I‘m not here to defend abortion. In fact, I’m not here. I’m just a narrative voice. But I will use that voice to reiterate one point about abortion — who cares? It’s not your baby. And, really, it’s not even a baby. But just as I can feed my baby go-go juice and have her dance in a diaper to win a crown, you can opt to not have a baby that could someday shill for stock-trading software. Yes, as humans we should care about one another. But let’s wait on that caring until we’re humans.

His standard is that humans should care about one another once we’re humans. However, there are two problems with his viewpoint. First, he spends a large portion of his article detailing in a “humorous” manner how he doesn’t care about your baby one bit, and he’s clearly talking about babies who are indeed already born. So, Mr. Schulman actually doesn’t care about humans even though he claims otherwise.

Secondly, if he would care to pick up any embryology textbook, he would find that, from the moment of fertilization, a new HUMAN life has begun. At least the people who debate about whether or not the unborn are persons have some philosophical viewpoint to stand on (however ridiculous). But to state that unborn babies aren’t even human?

I’m sorry, but that causes me to ask what planet Mr. Schulman was on when he went to school. He must have been sleeping during his biology classes. Because, you know, who cares about the facts anyway?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: abortion; contraceptives; obama; prolife; sourcetitlenoturl
Why am I not "surprised"?
1 posted on 02/10/2012 7:36:24 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

When Steve Jobs died I saw something on TV about his mother being a “unwed mother”. That is what they were called back in the day, not “single mother”. Abortion was not legal at the time but it didn’t stop a lot of women from getting them. Just think what the world would have missed if Steve Jobs had been aborted.


2 posted on 02/10/2012 7:45:35 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Ditter

I’ve spent a lot of dough on the stuff Jobs created. Thanking his mom for keeping him.


3 posted on 02/10/2012 7:49:11 PM PST by VicVega (tagline is MIA)
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To: Ditter

You notice how the left changes the language too? Not just in abortion and the baby being a “blob of cells”

“unwed mother” to “single mother”. Then again a bastard is still a bastard no matter how the left tries to white wash it.


4 posted on 02/10/2012 7:50:42 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

Curious as to whether the dollar or mother earth is her god....


5 posted on 02/10/2012 7:54:14 PM PST by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: G Larry

The dollar.


6 posted on 02/10/2012 8:03:46 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

Let me take a wild guess how this writer feels about gay adoptions... heh


7 posted on 02/10/2012 8:11:29 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Morgana

I’ve experienced first-hand what it’s like to live with a person who talks and thinks this way. If this is now mainstream, then we’re in for a very ugly time in the not too distant future. Present day bullying, entertainment killings, and YouTube beatings will seem tame compared to the horrors that will be commonplace.


8 posted on 02/10/2012 8:14:31 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Ditter

it wasn’t just Steve Jobs. Both President Clinton and President Obama’s mothers got pregnant out of wedlock. In both cases, they got “married “ so they could keep their baby.

Both didn’t abort even though abortion was easy to obtain illegally in those days.


9 posted on 02/10/2012 8:20:57 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: FourPeas
Present day bullying, entertainment killings, and YouTube beatings will seem tame compared to the horrors that will be commonplace.

I've been waiting for human sacrifice to make a comeback. All the elements are there. To be fair, I thought we were real close back in the 80's when there was some sort of toney party in SF with the Niners owners in attendance, I think, which had some sadism based entertainment which cut flesh and drew blood. Haven't really seen that line develop, though. But stay tuned.

10 posted on 02/10/2012 8:31:42 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: Morgana

“No one should take that keen an interest in someone else’s baby.”

Wish they’d stick to that thought when it comes to all the nanny-state and “educational” garbage they enact “for the children”.


11 posted on 02/10/2012 8:33:49 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Morgana

This guy sounds like he is trying to copy Maddox. Except he’s not funny and Maddox is hilarious.


12 posted on 02/10/2012 9:06:06 PM PST by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Morgana
Mr. Schulman demonstrates his abhorrent lack of care for basic human decency...but that's exactly what this is all about - weakening the human bond - free contraception? - how better to encourage casual, recreational sex and the diluted relationships this can lead to - abortion? how better to weaken the nurturant, protective instincts of parents in the name of convenience and expediency - challenging religion? - how better to undercut messages of hope, mutual respect and responsibility for others - what did Alinsky say? - neutralize and isolate - all is aimed at atomizing society - destroying agencies like church and family that help individuals find identity, security and purpose - and where will those lost and lonely souls turn for support and comfort? - why, big brother government for sure......
13 posted on 02/10/2012 9:39:22 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Morgana

It does not matter to the pro abortionist what logic you use to condemn abortion. They do not operate from logic. They are irrational and use power and coercion to get their way. They are inhuman thugs who operate on amoral thinking. And they will take your freedom away from you to get their way.

Also, the guillotine comes to mind . . .


14 posted on 02/10/2012 9:46:03 PM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Morgana
If it were truly “a blob of cells”, the Left wouldn’t have any problem with requiring the Mother get an Ultrasound before an Abortion. Add that to a 24 hour waiting period and Planned Parenthood is out of business.

They believe in “choice”, just not “informed” choice. Can't let the ignorant Mother to be know what's really going on.

Ignorance is the tool of those with evil intentions.

15 posted on 02/10/2012 9:53:58 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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To: Morgana

“Caring About Someone Else’s Baby Isn’t Christian But Creepy”

But I thought “it takes a village”. What happened to this lib?


16 posted on 02/10/2012 10:48:55 PM PST by miele man
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To: dr_lew

Abortion is human sacrifice—to the god of “covenience”.


17 posted on 02/10/2012 10:51:39 PM PST by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
“No one should take that keen an interest in someone else’s baby.”

Someone else's baby is - someone - else!

18 posted on 02/10/2012 11:05:12 PM PST by imardmd1 (1Ti 1:11 According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.)
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To: Morgana

if he’s pro-killing innocents, why not be pro-killing idiots like him?


19 posted on 02/10/2012 11:26:21 PM PST by Cronos (Party like it's 12 20, 2012)
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To: milagro

Hey!! That’s been my tagline fo years!! Thanks for using it!!


20 posted on 02/11/2012 1:46:05 AM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: dr_lew
I've been waiting for human sacrifice to make a comeback.

Abortion is human sacrifice.

21 posted on 02/11/2012 1:46:18 AM PST by DNA.2012
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To: the OlLine Rebel

I guess it’s creepy that not only would I die to protect my own children, I would do the same for any child because I believe every child should have a chance at life and that all life is precious, and each child is worth love.

Abortion sickens me to no end, it is evil and vile and there is no way to sugar coat that. In the meantime, I will continue to look out for children everywhere I go, and show unconditional love that Jesus wants me to.

This “comedian” would do well to seek out some truths about life.


22 posted on 02/11/2012 5:35:24 AM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Morgana
Why should we impose Christian morality on the humanists??? It's not my babies they are slaughtering.

Why should we impose Christian morality on the slaughtering of anyone? If it's not my uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, sister, daughter, son, father or mother being killed, it's none of my business! Who am I to judge?!!!! Christians are not supposed to judge others! Who cares if the death is good for the collective’s material success!

Moral relativity is a hellish bottomless pit of innocent blood. It is the state of zombies. The more centralized power they get, the more they will “progress” in expanding their targeted population of “useless” people for death. If you can't package love and examine it under a telescope, you can not even prove it exists. Humans have no intrinsic value expect to their relatives and humanists don't think much of families.

23 posted on 02/11/2012 7:28:12 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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