He had some pretty strange ideas.
But should the mother decide that she does not want the fetus there any longer, then the fetus becomes a parasitic “invader” of her person, and the mother has the perfect right to expel this invader from her domain. Abortion should be looked upon, not as “murder” of a living person, but as the expulsion of an unwanted invader from the mother’s body.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
- Alan Watts
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