Soil microbiologist: Evolution no help in research
Don Batten interviews Professor ‘Skip’ Skipper
As a writer and teacher, I have always been fascinated by language, but it didn’t take much education to see the disparity of language this week when a story in a Midwestern paper reported on the discovery of “fetus bones.” The article in the Sioux Falls, SD Argus Leader reported that:
[T]he Deuel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of two sets of term fetus bones found in a rural Deuel County shelter belt.
A cooler with decomposed tissue and bones was discovered Nov. 2. The remains belong to a term fetus.
A second set of remains recovered outside of the cooler belong to a second term fetus. Expert reports indicate that each skeleton is that of a term fetus, viable outside the uterus, about 40 weeks gestational age.
Incredulous, I read the report again and again, hoping to make sense of what a “term fetus” could be, and how a non-human could have bones and a skeleton. Of course, I couldn’t, because a fetus brought to “term” is a baby – unless one chooses to kill it with abortion, in which case it’s a “choice to terminate the fetus.” If the baby is wanted, then we throw baby showers and bring gifts. In our society, the decision has been removed from science and relegated to voice, which is what our ancestors would have called quackery.
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- Thu Dec 20, 2012 13:26 EST
BRIGHTON, UK, December 20, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A baby girl born prematurely at a UK hospital barely escaped death after doctors discovered that she weighed just enough to be considered “viable” according to their standards of infant care.
What doctors did not realize was that it was a…