Monday, November 19, 2007

Sex Education for Dummies

Women, forget all that complicated and scientific talk about zygotes and fallopian tubes and cycles and stuff. Your sex organs are packing material.

Transcript via Trailer Park Feminist:

SCENE: a box factory

NARRATOR: If you thought there was a small chance that a baby was hidden in a box, wouldn’t you treat the box as if it held a baby, just in case?

SCENE: an ultrasound image

NARRATOR: So even if you think there’s just a small chance that an unborn child is a baby, shouldn’t you treat it as if it were, just in case? Something to think about.

I’m not sure which is more amazing; the ease with which the anti-abortion folks can reduce a complicated and intensely personal event such as a pregnancy down to this simplistic and dehumanizing idiocy, or the idea that they can portray women as nothing but a cardboard box and get away with it.

HT to Shaker Jeff.