Is a newborn baby a person?
Does a baby have the 5 traits that define personhood, therefore making it a "real" person? 1.Conciousness. (of objects and events external/internal to the being) 2.Reasoning. (developed capacity to solve new and relatively complex problems) 3.Self-motivated activity.(activity which is relatively independent of genetic/direct external control). 4.The capacity to communicate.(on indefinitely many possible topics). 5.Self-awareness, self-concepts.
Come on man, you must be kidding. Of course, a person is a human being and a baby is an undeveloped person, even at conception. A human being goes through phases that begin in its mother's womb. So even in the womb a baby is a person. I believe anyone who aborts an infant who is in its mother's womb is guilty of murder because that infant is a person.
I agree with Farasucan: A newborn baby is a person...everything you mention the baby has to develop over time. I also agree with Farasucan that, even in the womb, a baby is a person. Everything that is born has to grow and develop over time...Like I said in another hub, which you commented on, I am amazed at nature and the process of how things develop...Extremely fascinating to me. I think the gift of life is just that...a gift.
by Nira Perkins 6 years ago
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by qtkeeks 8 years ago
How is it that even during the worst of times just seeing ur newborn baby smile takes all the...pain away and brings you a great sense of joy?
by Brenda Durham 5 years ago
After two years, this abortionist is finally on trial for murdering newborns that didn't die during the "proper" abortion procedure, and for providing abortion service to women whose child was past the legal limit for abortion.To me, it's murder no matter what the age of the...
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