The Orgins of our Population Control Part II

junior_fellow__jeremy.jpgIn Part I the destruction of the Personalist view of man was briefly outlined in order to show the intellectual and spiritual preparation that set the stage for the present disregard for the human person in modern science and medicine.  There was a shift that seems to have taken place in the realm of goods, namely from the good of the person to the good of society.  Thomas Hobbes and John Locke showed the world that if you acted for yourself society would benefit from what Tocqueville would come to call “enlightened self-interest.”  But as Richard John Neuhaus states, we must consider the dignity of “the individual situated in community.”(1)   Neuhaus is making a profound observation about the nature of man, that in effect man can only actualize his potential in community.  When man no longer sees himself as a part of community (gemeinschaft) but merely a member of society (gesellschaft), he no longer shares a desire to act according to a common good but the good for himself.(2) Read

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An Ominous Sampling of International Efforts to Force Abortion on Reluctant Nations

un-mex.jpgIn a blind and ideologically-driven quest to impose abortion-on-demand on a reluctant nation, the Supreme Court of Mexico blatantly ignored the country’s Constitution when it recently upheld a law permitting abortion-on-demand during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. The Mexican Constitution clearly states that human life must be defended “from conception until its natural end”, but the Supreme Court succumbed to pressures from international pro-abortion groups including the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood who have been aggressively pushing for abortion-on-demand in Mexico and other Latin American countries.
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