Pro-life and pro-choice people often talk past each other, misunderstanding and misinterpreting each other, and no one makes any progress. We want to enable people with a variety of different views to have meaningful and productive conversations about pregnancy and abortion.
Josh Brahm of the Equal Rights Institute joins us for a discussion on constructive dialogue within the pro-life movement and the differences and similarities in the pro-life movements in Ireland and the USA.
This podcast was recorded in January 2020.
Why do different people think so differently about what is right and what is wrong? Muireann and Ben discuss Jonathan Haidt’s moral foundations theory and how to understand where others are coming from on the issue of abortion.
Jonathan Haidt’s book https://righteousmind.com/ and website about Moral Foundations Theory https://moralfoundations.org/
(7:45) Foetal Pain https://theminimiseproject.ie/2020/01/24/on-foetal-pain/
(28:00) Equal Rights Argument https://blog.equalrightsinstitute.com/undervalued-argument-prolife-movement/
(30:50) http://www.miscarriage.ie/ https://feileacain.ie/ https://anamcara.ie/
What makes people change their minds on abortion, one way or the other? One of the founding members of the Minimise Project outlines her journey.