Republican or Democrat, this conversation on rape and abortion is an awful splitting of hairs and a great example of people now knowing how to talk to one another. In a debate Tuesday for Indiana’s Senate race, GOP candidate Richard Mourdock explained why he opposes an exception to abortion in the cases of Rape and Incest.
This is a great example of a person who has always thought one way on a topic and is not staying up to date on what is happening in society. The world is changing and we simply cannot think the way that we used to on such topics.
Andrew Sullivan, blogger and founder of the daily beast, has an interesting response to these questions via peoples theological worldview. Read it in completion here. Below is a sample.
And at that core is a vision of God controlling every tiny detail of our lives. I think Christianity is at its best accepting the mystery of the Hidden God, and seeing a distance between every act we choose or every event that happens the divine will or control. But then I’m not a fundamentalist. I’ve learned to let go as a Christian – and see in Christianity a divine intervention in our human affairs that asks of us simply to love God and each other as best we can, rather than an infinitely complex guide to everything in life.