Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Princeton Professor Peter Singer.
Every Sunday I see this lovely family ahead of me at Mass. The father holds one child throughout Mass and takes her to Communion with him and the priest gives her a blessing. She is so cute and sweet. I don't know if she has Downs-syndrome, or what, but she is disabled. For me she is an angel and I love looking at her. I have a fondness for disabled children and adults. I see such a purity in them - there is something about them that moves me to compunction - it is not pity for them however. I see something so valuable in them and a sign from God for all of us who do not have obvious disabilities. Their being invites us to a participation in the virtue of charity - the very life of God. The little girl I see is so fortunate to be loved the way she is - her family loves her and it is so obvious she is an important and active member of that family. It fills me with joy, for she is blessed.
Today on Lifesite News I came across this monstrous man. He advocates killing disabled children, at least he is honest in so far as he states there is no difference from killing an unborn foetus as opposed to killing an infant. How can a spokesman for the culture of death be so straightforward in such a belief? Because abortion is legal. The Nazis were pretty straightforwrd about this stuff too. Here is a snippet from the article:
Princeton Professor Singer: "And I repeat, I would kill Disabled Infants"
PRINCETON, September 12, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In a question and answer article published in the UK's Independent today, controversial Princeton University Professor Peter Singer repeats his notorious stand on the killing of disabled newborns. Asked, "Would you kill a disabled baby?", Singer responded, "Yes, if that was in the best interests of the baby and of the family as a whole."
People who oppose Singer's position have maintained that Singer is the logical extension of the culture of death and that society will eventually embrace his stance if there is no shift to the culture of life. Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition commented to LifeSiteNews.com about Singer saying, "at least he's consistent." In fact, Singer himself uses the abortion debate to justify his murderous stance.
"Many people find this shocking," continued Singer, "yet they support a woman's right to have an abortion." Concluding his point, Singer said, "One point on which I agree with opponents of abortion is that, from the point of view of ethics rather than the law, there is no sharp distinction between the foetus and the newborn baby."
Singer's position, similar to the culture of death, is that there is no inherent dignity in man, there is no sanctity of human life. Man deserves no special treatment since, Singer rejects that man was created in the image and likeness of God. [snip] Lifesite News
I believe this guy teaches ethics. Scary, huh? The Netherlands already allows infanticide, it may well happen here.