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Introduction: I believe that in many scenarios the embryo does not have a right to just position itself within a woman and she has absolutely no responsibility to this embryo before it has come out of the womb as a baby Especially in ARP preganancy when all precautions are taken against having a child, there should be no moral obligation or dilmenna towards feeling as if you have to care for this child. The woman has a right to her own body and can protect it when it gets invaded by a fetus or embryo The people seeds analogy that Thomson uses is her best analogy Thomson makes a very convincing argument with the use of this example It is set up in the exact same way as someone taking all reasonable precautions against getting pregnant in this hypothetical situation In this situation there are seeds which if in a room with a woman can pollinate her and result in a baby The woman takes all precautions necessary to board up the windows and block any potential seeds from getting in (analogous to using a condom
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course PHIL 1110 taught by Professor Stapleton during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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