“This moral condemnation also regards procedures that exploit living human embryos and fetuses-sometimes specifically ‘produced’ for this purpose by in vitro fertilization—either to be used as ‘biological material’ or as providers of organs or tissue for transplants in the treatment of certain diseases. The killing of innocent human creatures, even if carried out to help others, constitutes an absolutely unacceptable act” (Evangelium Vitae, 63).[click to continue...]
“Even if the presence of a spiritual soul cannot be ascertained by empirical data, the results themselves of scientific research on the human embryo provide ‘a valuable indication for discerning by the use of reason a personal presence at the moment of the first appearance of a human life: how could a human individual not be a human person?’[click to continue...]
For, in this backwards world, marriage exists solely for the emotional benefit of the adults involved. Children are an afterthought—an accessory, like a speed boat or a pet, at best. They are not essentially, necessary, or even a consideration in this remade world.
If there is no such thing as a ‘husband’ or a ‘wife,’ then there is no longer a ‘father’ or a ‘mother’ either. The entire domestic family, therefore, crumbles away.[click to continue...]
Set aside your biases and just go along with this thought experiment for a moment.
Imagine our society followed the teaching of the Catholic Church on sexual ethics. What would our world look like?[click to continue...]
In your worship of self, everyone else exists to please you. This includes children, too.
Thus, if you engage in the mad science of in vitro fertilization, this serves as your rationale.
Children are commodities. They are accessories. They serve a purpose. They are things for your consumption.[click to continue...]
1. THOU SHALL MAKE THYSELF GOD
Original: “Thou shall have no other gods before me” (Ex 20:3).
You idolize sexual pleasure and sensual stimulation, as the Culture of Death instructs you. This causes you to seek out excitement and depend upon it for your happiness.
If you’re not happy, then clearly everyone else is to blame. This world is all about you, after all.[click to continue...]
Whereas, moral relativism says that morality is relative, by definition. The theory of moral relativism teaches people can define for themselves their own ethics, as there are no absolute truths. Every man is an island unto himself. No one can tell another what to do.
It sounds like a decent proposition, but it has a fatal flaw that must be exposed.[click to continue...]
6. Skip Your Favorite Condiment. Go without ketchup on your fries or mayo on your burger. Tell God you would rather He accept that as reparation for the sins of pornography.[click to continue...]
This is what we have reduced ourselves to as humankind. Through IVF, children are mass produced, treated as commodities to serve the desires of adults.[click to continue...]
A whopping 25% of those who made a New Year’s Resolution have already abandoned it. If you are one of those people (or if you still need one) I hereby invite you to set for yourself a Pro-Life New Year’s Resolution.[click to continue...]