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Unformatted text preview: action of abortion to be impermissible. This robs a human being, even thought the child has not been born yet, of its life and from a future like ours. There is also the problem that comes up because the child is a human being and it is not permissible to kill another human being. A consequentialist response to this objection would be to challenge when a fetus is actually considered a living person. When the fetus becomes considered a human being would have a huge influence, determining when it would then be wrong to kill it. The abortion would bring about the most good as it would save the family from the negative repercussions and the unborn child from becoming a social problem. With the most amount of good coming from the action of aborting the fetus the right consequentialist decision would be to do just showing that abortion is not always wrong. Ryan Wisneski October 12, 2007...
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- Fall '08
- Thought, unborn child, Ryan Wisneski