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21) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1632302)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor


One of the most difficult situations is where it is confirmed that the birth will produce a Down's Syndrome (trisomy 21) Child. In most cases it is born perfectly healthy, and can lead a fulfilling life albeit partly restricted in capability. But modern early screening often results in termination. Richard Dawkins says it would be immoral not to abort, others disagree. Downs


I've done some work with Downs people, and yes, they can have fulfilling happy lives. So I think Richard Dawkins' stance is a little extreme on this. However, to be honest, if by some misfortune I fell pregnant at my age I would have serious doubts as to whether to go through a healthy pregnancy. If the child was disabled in any way I would most likely not go through with it. There is more to being Down's than just mental retardation, which for an older couple is concern enough. Would I be capable of taking care of a retarded person as I go into my 60s or 70s? Downs people often have other health issues such as heart problems. I could not do it...and at my age there is more of a risk of me having a Downs child to start with.

So even though the decision would be heart breaking and terrible, I would not carry a Downs child to term. Hell, I would have to think very seriously about carrying a healthy child to term. I've raised my children, I know exactly how hard it is. I really do not want to start over again. Nope Nope Nope.

My friend has a severely (and I mean severely) disabled child. He is trisomy 22 I think. He wasn't supposed to live past 18 months. He is now 15. He is blind. Deaf. Severely retarded. He is like a giant baby that never grew up. She loves him to death, but her life has been so hard. The child has had to undergo many painful surgeries as his bones have grown into his body and threatened his organs. In the end she made the incredibly brave decision to put him in care because she was simply not capable of taking care of him. She has another son with actual ADHD (not what people think ADHD is) and could not care for him properly and his older brother.

I think she is a hero and know that I could never go through what she did and remain sane. I wouldn't do it. I wouldn't force anyone to do it.

This whole subject is a minefield and I'm glad that as a mere male, I don't have to draft any legislation upon it.

I don't think anyone should.
22) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW #230 - Australian Open: Day 8: Monday 26 January (Message 1632130)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
You would be wrong.

Never!
23) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW #230 - Australian Open: Day 8: Monday 26 January (Message 1632126)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Mornin' Lynn.

Look at me. I'm winning!!!

Are you still winning?


Why yes... yes I am.

How about now?

I doubt Angela is..

I think you're right.
24) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW #230 - Australian Open: Day 8: Monday 26 January (Message 1632122)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Mornin' Lynn.

Look at me. I'm winning!!!

Are you still winning?


Why yes... yes I am.

How about now?
25) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW #230 - Australian Open: Day 8: Monday 26 January (Message 1632119)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Mornin' Lynn.

Look at me. I'm winning!!!

Are you still winning?
26) Message boards : Cafe SETI : RIP Shane. (Message 1632088)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Oh Monday. That's awful. I am so sorry.
27) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW #230 - Australian Open: Day 8: Monday 26 January (Message 1632071)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
This reminds me of that joke: "I just watched my dog chase his tail for ten minutes and I thought to myself, "Wow dogs are easily entertained..." Then I realised, I just watched my dog chase its tail for ten minutes..."
28) Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : Science gifs or clips. (Message 1632063)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor


Total internal reflection.
29) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPW #230 - Australian Open: Day 8: Monday 26 January (Message 1632061)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
@the last two posts

LMAO

...


We just got back from seeing Selma. Great movie. I like that song too.
30) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Man Cave (Message 1632058)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
My eyes! My eyes!
31) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1632056)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I would hate to hear of a case of an abortion of a full term normal fetus, ..

That's called "child birth".

see http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/13/justice/pennsylvania-abortion-doctor-trial/

That's a weird case, he was breaking a lot of laws beside the abortion law. Also, I see no mention of full term abortions. Full term is around 36-37 weeks.
32) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1631981)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I would hate to hear of a case of an abortion of a full term normal fetus, ..

That's called "child birth".
33) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1631844)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
34) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1631836)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Welcome to Winnipeg: Where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst
35) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1631824)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Bigots infect ALL Races and People's.

Except Bigot's, of ALL Races and People's, don't acknowledge that fact.

Edit: Why, except for my Race, do you believe what you alleged?

I literally don't understand what you are trying to say here.

Can you rephrase it?
36) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1631822)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Yet none of you seem to be reading the article on why people feel it necessary to go through with a late term abortion.

So your arguments are actually irrelevant and full of assumptions as to why someone would need to do that.
37) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Cats (Message 1631717)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
I visited one of my stranger cousins today. Turns out when two of her favorite kitties passed on she had each of them taxidermed. It was a little creepy.

The nicknames for our kitties are "slippers" and "mittens"

Its a glimpse into their future.

Can I place an order? I'd like a pair of mittens, ta very much.

Mittens is still very small. I'll have to fatten her up a bit.

I'll send over a plate of goldfish 'an chips.

ta very much. ;)
38) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Man Cave (Message 1631716)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Actually I didn't Uli, I never went in it, the door was partly open once when I used the nearby bathroom that was all. Yes I did see the garage as I left my camera there! In any case Eric does work from home and the sort of job he has requires that sort of man cave. His man cave at the lab I did see of course before the big Angela cleanup of '14.

I wonder if the desk in there has vanished again :)

When we saw it in the summer we were so blinded by the picture of beauty he had prominently displayed there, that I don't even remember what the desk looked like.
39) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1631712)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Abortion whether legalised or not is a very difficult subject at the best of times, which really needs its own thread. In the case of pregnancy resulting from rape, or medical reasons endangering life for the pregnancy to continue, I don't think anyone anywhere would argue against it. If it was a genuine mistake and the child was never wanted there is a good case for that as well. Also in cases where the mother is classed as of diminished responsibility, or the mother is under age. But when it comes down to I've simply changed my mind about having the child, that brings all the moral issues into play.

Only in the sense that bringing an unwanted child into the world is immoral.

What we don't want is non-legalisation to maintain the trade in back street abortions, with all the risks that those pose. I think before xx weeks it should be legalised, the sticking point is what should XX weeks be? Yes it is a womans own body and her decision at the end of the day, and she may have to accept others disapproval of her decision, but she should still be allowed to make that decision.

To be honest I am not sure that there should be an XX weeks limit. As pointed out in the article I posted, there are many good reasons why someone would need a late abortion.

In Canada there is no laws at all on abortion. They were all struck down and never replaced. We have a situation where a woman can legally get an abortion at any point, however, finding a Dr. willing to perform a late abortion without very good reason is another matter entirely. This seems to actually work and hasn't resulted in a rise in late abortions.

Considering that even in the UK the numbers of late abortions is very small, I wonder what the real agenda is in making this an issue. The only result will be to do harm to people in the name of a false moral agenda (i.e. an unborn baby's life has more worth than the mothers).
40) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1631707)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Slavery is Slavery ....If you wish to educate someone do it somewhere else please

It was outlaw'd over 150 yrs ago .

It was bad in the day's of the rulers like Egypt , Romans , Europeans , Africa , South America and the United States of America

And i realy could not not care whom started it , the Spartans ,Sumerians or the first tribe of man it's bad , bad , bad in all forms

Slavery
Bonded work
working Class poor

It's your history not mine , remember England had already outlawed slavery and Australia is a British colony , so no Slavery .

We had Convicts so you learn your heritage and i'll lern mine

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/did-legalised-slavery-exist-in-australia/5580456

lesson back at you

REPEATING LESSON:

Slavery, in pre-18th Century Western Thought, was NOT about Race.

There was no concept of Race, nor Superiority/Inferiority because of that 18th Century European Educated Classes' 'Thinking'.

Where did I say Slavery was OK? No where.

This Thread is about Racism.

Just attempting to show that 'Racism' is a very recent concept in Western Culture.

Disagree?

Just attempting to show that the INITIAL reason for using Black African (mostly Muslim) People, as Slaves, had NOTHING to do with Race.

Disagree?

My history?

What was/is incorrect about my History Posting(s)?

It just seems to be an attempt to deflect away from white americans, that's all.


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