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Unformatted text preview: characteristics that define them as human now, but eventually they will. This was one of his arguments to support his pro-life choice. Another was why we rank ourselves about everything else. We put ourselves above animals and rocks and all of these inanimate things. Why do we rank ourselves above everything? Why are we better than any of these things? How are we better than animals? This question leads to why do we rank ourselves, fully developed humans, over babies and over zygotes/unborn babies? Sumner makes very good and legitimate points. Many of these questions bring out what Sumner thinks to be the truth. Sumner brings in many different points of view to make this argument work, but they all relate to each other. They build off of one another to make this argument a valid one....
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