- Morgan: So life doesn't begin at conception?
- Paul: Life does begin at conception.
- Morgan: Then you will be taking a life. (Paul was talking about giving the woman a shot of estrogen if she goes to emergency room immediately after the rape)
- Paul: Well, you don't know if you're taking a life either, because this is an area that is -- but to decide everything about abortion and respect for life on this one very, very theoretical condition, where there may have been a life or not a life.
Stop showing off your high moral standard by ignoring facts and beating around the bush! You at least need some probabilistic reasoning for non-deterministic problems.
Here is the interview.
What's my opinion to abortion? I don't know. I believe this is the only honest answer.
It's not easy to choose your side on this issue, unlike choosing a restaurant for lunch. In some cases you have to make that painful choice, e.g., honest rapes. But from the bottom of my heart, killing a baby is really not what I feel comfortable to do.