...advocacy of abortion is dealt with as an aesthetic, not a moral, problem. That is why, for instance, the person writing this thinks that abortion is the solution to infanticide. Abortion is private and we are strongly encouraged not to look at what is done. Infanticide is more public and there is a danger that there might blood or screaming or a tiny corpse visible.
This aesthetic approach to killing people also, by the way, completely dominates our discourse about the death penalty. That is why we blab about “deterrence” while making sure that there are as few witnesses as possible. We desire death and lots of it. But we want it very very tidy, quiet and *clean*.
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