"It depends upon your perspective as to when life begins. Your change of heart already points to the fact that there is some grey area as to the beginning of life. For me life begins at birth. However, I realize that's not a fact, Its just my…"
"Men operate from a more logical way of thinking. Women in trust their feelings. If you ever talk to religious people you realize its all about how they feel about this or that. "I don't like to think that people evolved from apes."…"
"I think there needs to a be a healthy balance of both. Your upbringing sounds a little bit imbalanced on the toughness side. However, that's probably a little bit better than overly-soft parenting. As a nation I do feel that we are too soft.…"
"Ask them what it was like before they were born. Ask them what it is like when they are asleep. That is what death is like. Death is just a part of the cycle. Everyone goes through it no matter what and so it is nothing that should be feared. "
"In response to the argument of.. deeply interesting young people
If a 30 year old finds out someone deeply interesting is actually 16, he/she should just find someone their own age that is deeply interesting. Plenty of fish in the sea right?…"
"My initial thought is that it won't ever go away. Then again I look at how quickly our societies evolve and how far we have come in such a short period of time. It wasn't that long ago that slavery was legal and acceptable. Now we have a…"
"I have had this before in my classroom. I'm honest. I say I'm agnostic and I don't know everything. I add that most people need an explanation or folk story to give their life meaning. All cultures have it and it serves an important…"