I've heard that desperate, emotional appeal plenty of times, yeah. There are at least two huge problems with it. First off, it's a blatant appeal to consequences, which is a logical fallacy for good reason. The…"
"Chris, my perception of you is of a strong, determined, competent, caring, compassionate woman with a backbone of steel and arms of velvet. Your life's experiences haven't killed your spirit, and, in fact, provides the source of your…"
"I find that all believers cherry pick. Then they tell me that that's what I do. They also claim that atheists go to "evidence, logic, and reasoning classes." The bible (as well as crosses) has some sort of magical power, and if god…"
"Yup, Michael. The Bible is pretty clear, on the abortion issue. It's also pretty clear about slavery and homosexuality. It's kind of funny that the only one of those issues that fundamentalists follow properly is the one…"
"I had forgotten the "test for an unfaithful wife." That does seem to clarify the matter but modern believers have their abortion priorities all wrong. In some cases it was hard to have an extra mouth to feed."