This is a particularly big issue for me.
We are staring at the cure for cancer. We have made eye contact. It winked in our direction and called us over with a seductive curl of its finger.
WHY ARE WE NOT FUNDING STEM CELL RESEARCH? The stem cells of aborted fetuses are disposed of as medical waste instead of helping the forty-something-year-old father of two struggling to pull enough Oxygen into his tumor-riddled lungs.
Medical waste. The cure for cancer is disposed of as medical waste.
Just. Why the HELL are we refusing this? Is an aborted fetus considered a person? It’s like a man dying of thirst intentionally walking past a water source because it might offend someone.
Why are we intentionally encouraging the painful deaths of human beings for the sake of an ease in political tension? Loved ones are lost over this bullshit every day.
I just can’t.
When you tell someone a goal or thing you’re planning on doing, it chemically satisfies your brain in a manner that’s similar to having actually completed the goal.
Mother & Child
Mural painted by El Mac during Bristol’s See No Evil festival.
Taken August 2011.