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trout39843
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Aug 2022 02 17:24

Stop the bus

Right brothers and sister, I know this might start some contraversary but here goes.
Reading the news this evening and came acriss this,
https://www.foxnews.com/us/georgia-resi ... tate-taxes

So, help me out here, when do people become people? [Confused.png]
I say it's when they can breath and basic function on their own.

I know I just opened a can of worms but I just want a simple answer.
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Aug 2022 02 18:39

Re: Stop the bus

We have it in this country, Maternity Leave, Children Allowance up to 18. Just America catching up with us [Big grin.png]
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Aug 2022 02 19:41

Re: Stop the bus

I would say that you are both broadly right. I would add that the development of a central nervous system is essential to sentient life. But I would not dispute Trout`s overview.
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Aug 2022 02 20:28

Re: Stop the bus

trout39843 wrote: Tue, 2nd Aug 2022, 5:24pm Right brothers and sister, I know this might start some contraversary but here goes.
Reading the news this evening and came acriss this,
https://www.foxnews.com/us/georgia-resi ... tate-taxes

So, help me out here, when do people become people? [Confused.png]
I say it's when they can breath and basic function on their own.

I know I just opened a can of worms but I just want a simple answer.
This really is opening a can….
When you say breath and perform basic functions do you mean independently, as in once born you class as a “person”?
Of course these happen before birth, although oxygen and food is supplied via mummy. But actions of movement, stretching, turning and rolling etc etc all happen before.
I am of the opinion of that once life is “sustainable” you are a person. This I think is generally considered at about 24 weeks (6 months) after conception as all the major organs should have developed.

FYI tho, child benefit is only paid once the baby is born and legally registered.
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Aug 2022 03 10:39

Re: Stop the bus

Really is a can of worms...

For Catholics, human life begins at conception when one of the man's sperm fertilizes the woman's egg. It's hard to tell when that moment happens, but I bet some residents of Georgia might think they should get payments earlier! [zip.png]

And just to lighten the mood, you can't beat Monty Pythons take on it... It's one of the funniest video clips I've seen, always makes me laugh. Reminds me of Mary Poppins.


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