• Noun: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
• Adj: characteristic of humanity; example: "human nature"
• Adj: relating to a person; example: "the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"
• Adj: having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; examples: "human beings", "the human body", "human kindness", "human frailty"
For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It's impossible to do.
As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.
The human mind evolved always in the company of the human body, and of the animal body before it was human. The intricate connections of mind and body must exceed our imagination, as from our point of view we are peculiarly prevented from observing them.
Relativism should be confronted where it damages fundamental human rights, because we're not relativists if we believe that the human being should be at the centre of society and the rights of every human being should be respected.
Unborn children do not have a voice, but they are young members of the human family. It is time to look at the unborn child, and recognize that it is really a young human, who can feel pain and should be treated with care.