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Fancy-Werewolf-3422 t1_j9rher3 wrote

And here lies the problem, if you are going to make utilitarian arguments, you best be prepared to defend yourself!! With finite resources one can agree that triaging limited resources to those that have the greatest potential for survival is a necessity ( like some hospitals were forced around the globe in overwhelmed areas at the absolute worst of Covid) but outside of such moments anyone who is not a robot or complete sociopath, the idea of letting children die because it’s cheaper in the long run… well maybe keep said thoughts to yourself! Pro choice or pro life, this is one argument that can only live on paper and argued in biomedical ethics classes.