Whether it’s for the “green” crusade or some other guess at the common good, top ethicists today have embraced Scrooge’s insight that there’s a shortcut to achieving that good: do away with the people who aren’t benefiting from it. Voila!And here's another great quote:
Scrooge makes a fine population controller because they are the very definition of Scrooge. It’s just that these days, when such characters show up in the flesh instead of a film, society’s anti-Scrooge alarm - a repulsion towards those who say others should do us a favor by not existing - sadly fails to go off.
The way in which a society treats the little gestating child that we call an embryo will become the measure of its degree of civilization.Consider this. Especially today, on the Feast of the Holy Innocents.(Cardinal André Vingt-Trois,
Vigil for Nascent Human Life,
Paris, November 27, 2010.)
H/t Big Blue Wave