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#1 BadCat

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:22 PM

Winston Smith.

Edited to add explanation because sometimes I can see the image and sometimes I can't.

Winston says on Twitter that a fetus is outside of your body and the uterine lining is an external surface.


Because Winston is an idiot.





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Edited by BadCat, 14 October 2019 - 07:23 PM.


#2 JustBeige

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:32 PM

How embarrassing for him. He said that in his 'out loud ' voice :lol:

#3 Chchgirl

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:33 PM

Jesus.

#4 SM3s Fight Song

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:34 PM

Wow 😂

#5 MooGuru

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:38 PM

Ahhh yes, I learnt that during antenatal classes when they showed that classic video about pregnancy - Aliens.

#6 VigilantePaladin

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:49 PM

??????

I googled but the only Winston Smith I got was from 1984....

#7 BadCat

Posted 14 October 2019 - 06:58 PM

View PostMurderBritches, on 14 October 2019 - 06:49 PM, said:

??????

I googled but the only Winston Smith I got was from 1984....


Can you not see the image I posted along with his name?


If not, let me enlighten you.

Winston says on Twitter that a fetus is outside of your body and the uterine lining is an external surface.


Because Winston is an idiot.

Edited by BadCat, 14 October 2019 - 06:59 PM.


#8 Soontobegran

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:12 PM

Well it would make labour and delivery a breeze.

#9 Literary Lemur

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:13 PM

surely it follows then that the fetus can live outside a woman's body and hence removing it from her body is not as issue?


#10 ~J_F~

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:16 PM

How the hell do you get to be an adult and think that crap like that?!

The dumb of some never fails to surprise!

#11 JBH

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:22 PM

I could almost be convinced to have another baby if I could grow it on the outside of my body.

#12 Murderino

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:23 PM

The lack of knowledge amongst men (and some women) of women’s reproductive organs is horrifying. I genuinely think my 8 year old son knows more than many, many adult men.

I’m going to have to find that tweet as I’m sure I’ll get a good giggle from replies.

#13 zenkitty

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:24 PM

I am in no way condoning this idiot, but I can see the anatomical basis for him forming this stupid view. In purely cellular terms, epithelium lines body cavities dividing “inside” the body from “outside” - there’s a long stretch of “outside” the body between your mouth and your anus, inside your lungs, bladder, uterus, etc.

Of course, this purely cellular perspective necessarily considers an embryo as a collection of cells too, which is where he can’t exactly have it both ways.

#14 magic_marker

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:25 PM

Does he have a fetus living in his testicles.

Sheesh. Now l've heard everything!

#15 Crombek

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:28 PM

I think I *kind* of grasp his reasoning, but I can’t really articulate it. I don’t think he’s trying to say it’s is literally outside, but the uterine lining creates a ‘bubble’ of space that does not belong to the mother? Maybe?

I very much disagree with him in any case!

Zenkitty said it much better lol

Edited by Crombek, 14 October 2019 - 07:29 PM.


#16 Just Jack

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:32 PM

Surely he's just making a bizarre anti-choice argument - ie to the effect that the fetus is 'other' to the mother - rather than making a literal anatomical argument?

#17 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:37 PM

View PostJust Jack, on 14 October 2019 - 07:32 PM, said:

Surely he's just making a bizarre anti-choice argument - ie to the effect that the fetus is 'other' to the mother - rather than making a literal anatomical argument?

with these forced birthers you never can tell. the foetus is “external” to the body if you don’t think the woman *is* a body....a person....but rather a mere incubator ....


#18 zenkitty

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:38 PM

View PostJust Jack, on 14 October 2019 - 07:32 PM, said:

Surely he's just making a bizarre anti-choice argument - ie to the effect that the fetus is 'other' to the mother - rather than making a literal anatomical argument?

Yes, he’s deliberately misinterpreting and twisting an anatomical concept to justify an anti choice position. He’s saying a foetus is no more a part of a woman’s body than faeces.

#19 ~J_F~

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:38 PM

Let’s see him push a baby out of his vag then argue it’s outside of the body!!!

#20 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:44 PM

View Postzenkitty, on 14 October 2019 - 07:38 PM, said:



Yes, he’s deliberately misinterpreting and twisting an anatomical concept to justify an anti choice position. He’s saying a foetus is no more a part of a woman’s body than faeces.

ha well in that case let us expel it like faeces and it can can fend for itself...would that satisfy this guy? no, didn’t think so....

(sarcasm font.....i get that you’re not agreeing with his view!)


#21 zenkitty

Posted 14 October 2019 - 07:54 PM

View PostLucrezia Borgia, on 14 October 2019 - 07:44 PM, said:


(sarcasm font.....i get that you’re not agreeing with his view!)

Just taking his reasoning to it’s logical conclusion!

#22 Soontobegran

Posted 15 October 2019 - 08:58 AM

View PostCrombek, on 14 October 2019 - 07:28 PM, said:

I think I *kind* of grasp his reasoning, but I can’t really articulate it. I don’t think he’s trying to say it’s is literally outside, but the uterine lining creates a ‘bubble’ of space that does not belong to the mother? Maybe?

I very much disagree with him in any case!

Zenkitty said it much better lol


Except without the mother the uterine lining would not be there. The mother's blood supply is responsible for all that goes on in the uterus.
I can not excuse his reasoning at all...let's try a uterus growing a baby without the mother as the host.I know they are trying but to this point it hasn't happened.

#23 kirstenfleur

Posted 15 October 2019 - 09:11 AM

I... don't understand...

There isn't enough "no!" in the world, sometimes.

#24 Dianalynch

Posted 15 October 2019 - 09:41 AM

I get it anatomically speaking, like the digestive system, however he’s an idiot, his argument is a fallacy, I mean who thinks that way...

#25 ali-song

Posted 15 October 2019 - 09:44 AM

View PostSoontobegran, on 15 October 2019 - 08:58 AM, said:




Except without the mother the uterine lining would not be there. The mother's blood supply is responsible for all that goes on in the uterus.
I can not excuse his reasoning at all...let's try a uterus growing a baby without the mother as the host.I know they are trying but to this point it hasn't happened.

So... more like a tooth?

Such a strange argument for this dude to make!




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