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Would human life be sacred in an atheist world?

It's disturbingly hard to say so

19 April 2014

9:00 AM

19 April 2014

9:00 AM

What was your reaction recently when it emerged that thousands of unborn foetuses had been burnt by NHS trusts? And that some had been put into ‘waste-to-energy’ incinerators and so used to heat hospitals?

Revulsion, I would imagine. But why? I would hazard that it is either because you are religious or because your customs and beliefs are still downstream from faith, even if you reject it.

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