COURSE PODCAST CLIP: Listener Mail – Human-Plus Arguments

Every other Wednesday we publish a new episode of the Equipped for Life Podcast, available to everyone who purchases our course, “Equipped for Life: A Fresh Approach to Conversations about Abortion.” Generally, these podcast episodes won’t be available to the general public, but we plan on releasing short clips from the episodes every Thursday, to give you a sense of what these podcasts are like.

In this episode of the Equipped for Life Course Podcast, Tim, Rachel, and I sit down to answer one of the most frequent questions about the Equal Rights Argument: “How do you respond to someone who says that you need to be ‘human plus something else,’ like sentience, to have equal rights, given that it seems like that combination gets around the problems in the Zoo Shooting thought experiment?”

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In this clip, the we introduce this question while Rachel and Tim roleplay an example dialogue to demonstrate how this comes up in conversations.

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Josh Brahm is the President of Equal Rights Institute, an organization that trains pro-life advocates to think clearly, reason honestly and argue persuasively.

Josh uses speaking, writing and campus outreach to emphasize practical dialogue tips, pro-life philosophy, and relational apologetics.

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