“Denying the humanity of a 20-week foetus is as unscientific and irrational as denying the beef on your plate is a cow because you can’t hear it moo.”[1]

“‘Narrow-mindedness’ is not a proper criticism of what you believe, but of how you believe it.”[2]


[1]Ed West, “Why Don’t Atheists Oppose Abortion?”; available from http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/edwest/blog/2009/04/14/why_dont_atheists_oppose_abortion; Internet; accessed 15 April 2009.
[2]Greg Koukl, “My niece was accused of being ‘close-minded.’  What I told her may help you”; available from http://www.str.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=8555; Internet; accessed 10 April 2009