Being a pregnant mother in the 21st century can be a difficult thing, especially if you are a single mom. As statistics have borne out, children born to unwed parents have a high rate of failure. Since this is the case, and that those who are born to unwed parents have less of a chance of success, we are told that it is incumbent upon us to allow a woman to decide to terminate the life in her womb for reasons such as poor timing, insufficient funds, etc.
I would propose that the choices should be broadened so that said woman (especially the poor woman) would be able to avail herself of the excess tissue that she wishes to part with. After all, since it is not life, it never was human, and it did not have any rights, it is only logical that it may be a commodity that should be leveraged for what it can make a mother rather than just discarded.
I hereby propose that the tissue that would have been the mother’s child, be presented to the mother upon the abortion for her use as she sees fit. She should be encouraged to sell the tissue for scientific experimentation, skin grafts, and perhaps even a rare delicacy. Since it is not human, and never was alive, it should considered just like any other product– after all, we value fish eggs, and the rest, so why not “products of conception.” It’s not a baby, right?
We should be leveraging the discarded masses of tissue for whatever means necessary. Obviously, if mothers became breeders, they could easily get pregnant to harvest these kinds of materials for research or meals as long as she were fertile. It would allow the common woman to be able to rise out of poverty as well as explore her sexual liberty. We should encourage even those women with children that they could have more conceptions for the purpose of selling them– and could set up a category on eBay for the purpose of selling or trading in young body parts.
With this new found source, there would be no more need for human cloning and we would have an endless supply of stem cells. We could cure all disease, and encourage those unwed moms to donate their tissue masses to science for a tax deduction.
The other profound benefit to our country would be population control. No longer would you have to worry about the size of the population of the earth becoming unsustainable– for we could remove the problem and reward mothers for doing such. I know that we encourage them to take control of their lives and not to let potential life in the womb make their decisions— but now we could give them a way to make money off their mistakes and give them a better life.
So, who’s with me? We need to get this started right away as I’m sure there are scientific advances right around the corner and I can’t wait to taste what elegant dishes some will come up with.
(Hat Tip, Jonathan Swift)