Is an Embryo a Child?

Is an embryo a child? The answer to this question ought to be simple. “Yes, my embryo is my child! We were all embryos once.” Some people hesitate though. “No, not really. An embryo is just a clump of cells. An embryo may not even be a human being.” And—as anyone familiar with the bioethical debates knows—that little hesitation leads to a line of reasoning that affects the very soul...
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