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06 May 2022, 11:49 pm

This is a hypothetical scenario based on stories and films such as The Terminator and Back To The Future.

So lets say you go back in time to when your mother is pregnant with you, and she tells you that she really wants to have an abortion. Would you support her decision?



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06 May 2022, 11:53 pm

gee, this may seem like i'm off on a tangent but really it is germaine- when i was in the army, the in-processing clerk at my new permanent-party station asked me if i wanted him to file paperwork for my discharge, and i had to gulp and think quick and hard, and i very VERY reluctantly told him no, even though that was my golden opportunity to get the hell out of the mean green machine, because i knew i had a larger purpose to fulfill later in my life that if i quit the army then, would have prevented said fulfillment. same for the abortion question, i had a relatively tough life but i needed to fulfill this particular incarnation as i was already overdue to meet some benchmarks in the spirit world and this lifetime was my basic last chance to do so. but i was daunted at the prospect just the same. but in terms of anybody else, i cannot in good conscience have the gall to tell somebody else that they should not have an abortion or not be aborted, as that is strictly THEIR business and NOBODY ELSE's.



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07 May 2022, 12:08 am

I would tell my mother to do what was best for her and for my dad.
Personally I would never have an abortion.
I was faced with the decision after assault and I couldn't do it.
I lost the baby spontaneously.
I'm grateful that the choice to say no was my own, and not the government's.
I would feel the same way about anyone choosing to say yes.



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07 May 2022, 12:20 am

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Would you advocate your own abortion?


What a ridiculous question... :roll:
Of course I would. 8)


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07 May 2022, 5:47 am

I'm not sure. My life hasn't been the easiest, and I've caused lots of worry and trouble for my family since birth, mainly because of my health, so if I were to think about things with what's best for my family, then I guess I would...? But then again, I can be pretty selfish, so maybe not? I suppose the main question in a scenario like this would be that if the me of that time was aborted, would it make me of my time cease to exist, or would it simply create an alternative universe where I don't exist? If it was the later, then I would probably support it.



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07 May 2022, 5:53 am

i'm reminded of that movie "butterfly effect" where the guy kept repeating his life and in each scenario he royally phuqed up something major that caused others great pain, and determined the only constant in each ruined person's lifetime was himself, so he willed himself out of existence henceforth, voila no more ruined lives.



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07 May 2022, 6:09 am

auntblabby wrote:
i'm reminded of that movie "butterfly effect" where the guy kept repeating his life and in each scenario he royally phuqed up something major that caused others great pain, and determined the only constant in each ruined person's lifetime was himself, so he willed himself out of existence henceforth, voila no more ruined lives.


Kudos. 8)


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Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

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07 May 2022, 7:27 am

Nope. I’m glad I’m alive.

I don’t “advocate” for anybody’s abortion. People who are pro-choice are almost always not “pro-abortion.”



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07 May 2022, 8:39 am

I love my parents and they would've never aborted me. That's reality.

In this hypothetical scenario, if she were such a horrible woman as to consider aborting me, then I would probably go back even earlier in time and convince her mother to abort her. Then neither my hypothetical horrible mother nor I would have the chance to exist in the first place.



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07 May 2022, 9:27 am



No, i Wouldn't Advocate my Own Abortion;

Yet i Most Definitely Would Advocate An Abortion

of Any God That or Who or Him Would Torture Any

Part of Creation Forever;

Fortunately That's

Just A Story,

So i Ripped

Out All Those

Pages and Create my Own
Story as that God Never Even Actually Existed to me...

Strange, How Folks Worship Fetuses And God's Who Torture

Living Creation Forever More Than the Sanctity of Breathing Life NOW...

With That Said,

i Don't Advocate

Anyone's Abortion

Who Is Real; That's Up
To The Carrier of that Life...

And It's Really Not That Surprising to
me That Folks Who Worship An All So-Called
Loving, Forgiving, Merciful God Who Tortures Part
of Creation Forever For Being Naughty; Yes, It's Not Surprising

That Folks Who Buy an Evil Story Like that Where the Hero turns into
Something More

Evil than
Hannibal
The Cannibal as Villain

Also Support Little Girls
Who are Violently Raped
By Their Big Daddies to Carry

That Evil Spawn They May feel
Growing Within them to Birth to

Increase the Hell Already Delivered to them from the Start...

There is No Real Empathy and Compassion in A God Who Tortures Forever;

is It any Surprise

Folks Imitate

What They Believe in;

Well It's True, We All Are Born
And Die; Yet Some Folks Do Their
Damndest in Ignorance to Torture Other Folks All THeir Life...

An 'Older Testament Story God' Really Lives For Some Folks As A 'Newer Testament
Wanna Be God' Still Does too; How Different the World Might Be Without 'Psychopathic

Acting' Made-Up 'Gods'

And People
Who Mirror
The Behavior
of Their 'Godly Evil' Stories...

And to Be Clear, i BeLiEVE Love is God...

Yet Anything Less is Just A Cheap Knock-off God...

Like One of Those Rolex Watches Ya Buy at the Flea Market...

Seen a Whole
Lot of Folks

Wearing

'Those Watches

Lately', Particularly
Where i am From in a Town

With the once Most Christian
Churches Per Capita Per Square Mile

in Record Books;

And A Town That

Was Literally Called
'Hell' to Begin With

And After That 'Scratch Ankle'

For the Briars on the Blueberry Bushes

on the River Bank i Grew up on Downtown

As the Ships Came in to Harvest the Pines

For a

Mill

Town

Still to Come...

STiLL The BLacK Water River indeed...

-Terminator6

~Hehe, Wait till 'They'
Find Out It's Not Just A 'Story'...

Like That Episode of the Old Fox Show 'Lucifer'
Who Met An Evangelist On the Street Screaming

About Hell

Until 'Lucifer'
Showed His 'Devil

Face' For REAL and the Evangelist
Realized That 'God' is More Than Just 'An Evil Story'...



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07 May 2022, 9:35 am

Yeah. My parents didn't want me anyways and made my childhood hell due to it, so I would have rather been aborted.



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07 May 2022, 2:42 pm

HeroOfHyrule wrote:
Yeah. My parents didn't want me anyways and made my childhood hell due to it, so I would have rather been aborted.

This is kinda me throughout my formative years. My mother had a miscarriage before having my brother, and then I showed up 10 years later only for my brother to die quite shortly thereafter. They always loved him more than me. It’s not that I blame them, but it still hurts being reminded every day that you can’t possibly ever measure up. His death elevated him higher than god-status, and I would always be the ugliest baby my dad ever saw.

It messes you up. You don’t realize how bad it messes you up until you get bullied at school. Maybe you could figure out why and fix whatever it is that people make fun of you for, or maybe you could come up with a snappy comeback, or you could just break someone’s nose just ONE GOOD TIME. But no. Can’t get good grades, teachers won’t help, and my straight-A mom can’t even teach me basic algebra. Like, seriously, you got straight A’s in Latin and calculus, but can’t be bothered to help
me figure out what I’m missing in basic algebra.

First four years of college weren’t any better.

From 2001-03 were the best years. Then my weaknesses caught up with me when I utterly failed in my first three teaching gigs, decided teaching wasn’t for me. Then got bullied by church people. CHURCH people! Mentally unstable worship leader’s wife calling CPS on us right after we brought my daughter home from the hospital for the first time in 6 weeks.

5 good years teaching band in a Catholic school. No regrets.

Living in poverty has never been fun, but I did manage to successfully impregnate the same woman four times.

Moved out of the Catholic school into another private school. Just sick of being sick of the Mississippi Delta, decided to try my hand at getting sick of something else. Didn’t take long! But the experience was worth it—giving myself a $20,000 pay raise when I get my next contract.

Yeah, life is hard. Insanely hard. There are days when I wish I hadn’t been born. But then I think about how much fun teaching band has been when we had good moments. I look at my own children and how much fun they are. I get to do all kinds of fun things. Having to endure a little bit of trash to get the good stuff at the end is always a pleasure when we get where we’re going. I can’t complain about it. Life is better than I deserve (I’ve been through some stuff, but I’m not perfect, either).

So…nah…it’s better that I’d been born after all. :D



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07 May 2022, 3:26 pm

A person would have to be suicidal to say yes to that question

There`s lots of variations to it anyway, what if your dad wore a condom the night you was conceived, what if you had an older sibling or two and your mother decided she didnt want any more kids

Fortunatly time travel doesnt exist so we dont have to worry about such things


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07 May 2022, 4:41 pm

I would have to have a different mother.
She mourned her earlier miscarriages. She fought for delivering my brother. Aborting me was suggested to her by her doc and she was dismayed.
I don't think anyone could have ever convinced her to change her mind on it. No point in spending fuel of the time machine.


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07 May 2022, 4:57 pm

^Im certainly glad you’re here :)



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07 May 2022, 6:28 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
Nope. I’m glad I’m alive.

I don’t “advocate” for anybody’s abortion. People who are pro-choice are almost always not “pro-abortion.”


Have you not learned from your recent discussion elsewhere? :scratch:


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Don't tell me white lies. Gaslight me at your peril. Don't give me your bad attitude. Hypnosis, psychosis. Tomarto, tomayto. There are *4* lights. Honey badger.
If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


And one more thing,



Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
Glory to Ukraine.