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#403295 02/05/14 08:42 PM
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Maybe it's time to acknowledge our passivity in this matter?
http://www.pravmir.com/men-can-end-abortion-slavery/

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This is absolutely the truth, and I have been saying this on Liberal websites for a long time when I go in there opposing abortion.

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The problem, as I see it, is that men should not be involved in telling women not to have abortions! What we need to do as men is address the problem at its root, as this article rightly indicates.

This, of course, reveals a more subtle problem, namely that men don't perceive abortion as being *their* problem at all! It's portrayed as a women's issue--indeed, a woman's *right*--and as a group, they're more than willing to concur with this evaluation, congratulating themselves for being so open-minded and "pro-women."

In other words, it's going to be a serious challenge to bridge this chasm, because the conceptual underpinnings simply aren't there. This means that practically anything I say in this regard will be interpreted according to the dominant paradigm, something along the lines of: "this guy's saying we should all be anti-women!"

It's something I need to reflect on some more, because I know the answer is out there.


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Deacon Richard


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