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By Mike Adams, Townhall, Feb 21, 2020

Mike AdamsI remember once when I was a teenager asking my father “What time is it?” He responded by saying, “There are two kinds of people in this world – those who ask what time it is, and those who wear watches.” I could not resist the temptation to respond by saying, “No, the two kinds of people are those who oversimplify the world by breaking it into dichotomies, and those who don’t.” Of course, he didn’t think that was funny. And now I regret saying it because sometimes things do break down into simple dichotomies. One example is support for elective abortion. As complicated as the issue may seem, there are only two types of people in the pro-choice category: science deniers, and opponents of human equality.

The reason we can break pro-choice advocates into this simple dichotomy is because the pro-life position is really predicated on the veracity to two premises contained in a simple syllogism. This syllogism forces the pro-choice advocate into one of two categories by forcing him to attack either the first or the second premise. For those unfamiliar with the syllogism, which has been popularized by the world’s greatest pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf (see, here it is in all of its brilliant simplicity:

PREMISE 1. It is wrong to intentionally kill an innocent human being.

PREMISE 2. Abortion intentionally kills an innocent human being.

CONCLUSION. Abortion is wrong. …

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