Sunday, 18 December 2011

Hitchens on Abortion

A very interesting article by Jill Stanek on the late Christopher Hitchens and his views on (and experiences pertaining to) abortion (H/t Life Site News.)  I have quoted this passage from CS Lewis' Miracles before: 
What we learn from experience depends on the kind of philosophy we bring to experience. It is therefore useless to appeal to experience before we have settled, as well as we can, the philosophical question.
It seems particularly germane to the issues surrounding the humanity of humans before birth - as recent lengthy but not very illuminating comments on Bones' blog have witnessed...

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