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A mind is a terrible thing to waste. Really.

Look—brain scanning unborn babies!

Even though it's late-term, I wish this kind of science would, even for a moment, spur policymakers and the public at large to consider, even for a moment, the possibility that we've been doing something horribly, horribly wrong in allowing the termination of unborn lives as a legal option. They have minds! But science only matters when it supports what we want, and if that grotesque, destructive policy tells us anything, it's that we want what we want, no matter the cost. God, help us.


I'm curious why you say this. Could you link me to some research somewhere? That'd help me understand. Thanks!
Oh, and this scan is the fMRI (the article mentions that in the second sentence)—it's magnetism, not ultrasound. So you may be responding to something very different from what I've posted here. Did you get a chance to look at the article yet?