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Q: Hello, AI!
A: Hello! How can I assist you today?
Q: Well, I have a serious issue and I want a scientifically based unbiased
and unprejudiced answer.
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Q: In terms of various theologies, where do souls of the unborn children go
[in case of miscarriage or abortion], having not yet done good nor evil?
A: The concept of what happens to the souls of unborn children in various theologies can vary widely depending on the religion or belief system. Here
are a few examples:
In Christianity, there are different interpretations. Some believe that unborn children go to heaven because they are considered innocent and have not committed any sins. Others believe that they are not given a soul until they are
born, and therefore are not judged by God until they have had the opportunity to live and make choices.
In Islam, it is believed that all souls are created before they are born, and that
unborn children are no exception. They are believed to be fully formed human beings and have the potential to become believers or non-believers, but their ultimate fate is up to God.
In Hinduism, the belief is that the soul is eternal and undergoes multiple rebirths. Unborn children are believed to have a soul that has been reincarnated from a previous life, and their fate in the next life is determined by
their karma, or the actions they took in their previous lives.
In Buddhism, it is believed that the soul is impermanent and constantly changing. Unborn children are considered to have a "potential" soul, which will be reborn in a future life. However, the exact nature of the rebirth and the circumstances of the next life are determined by the individual's karma.
It is important to note that these are just a few examples, and that beliefs about the fate of unborn souls can vary widely depending on the religion or belief system.
Q: What is the Catholic teaching on the issue of the souls of the unborn children who die due to abortion or miscarriage?
A: In Catholicism, the Church teaches that all human beings have a soul from the moment of conception, and that the unborn child is a unique and irreplaceable human being. The Church also teaches that deliberate abortion is a grave moral evil and a sin.
Regarding the fate of the souls of unborn children who die due to abortion or miscarriage, the Catholic Church does not offer a definitive answer. While the Church teaches that all human beings are created in the image and likeness of God, and that the souls of the innocent are entrusted to the mercy of God, it does not provide a specific doctrine on the eternal fate of the souls of the unborn.
Some Catholics believe that unborn children who die before birth may be
granted the grace of baptism by desire, which is a spiritual baptism that can be
received through the desire for baptism or through the grace of God. Others believe that they are entrusted to the mercy of God, who judges each soul
based on their individual circumstances and the state of their soul at the time of their death.
Ultimately, while the Church teaches that all human beings have a soul from
the moment of conception and are created in the image and likeness of God,
the fate of the souls of the unborn who die due to abortion or miscarriage remains a matter of theological speculation and personal belief.
Q: How does Paul in Romans say that God loved Jacob and hated Esau before
the children committed good or evil in the aspect of death of the unborn child? A: In Romans 9:11-13, Paul is discussing God's sovereign choice and the election of Israel as God's chosen people. The passage reads:
"Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad--in order that God's purpose in election might stand: not by works but by him who calls-- she was told, 'The older will serve the younger.' Just as it is written: 'Jacob I
loved, but Esau I hated.'"
In this passage, Paul is referring to the story of Jacob and Esau from the book of Genesis, where God chose Jacob over Esau to receive the birthright and blessing. The phrase "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated" is a quotation from Malachi 1:2-3, where God expresses his love for Israel and his hatred for Edom (Esau's descendants).
Paul's point is that God's choice of Jacob over Esau was not based on
anything they had done, but on God's sovereign choice and purpose. Similarly, in the context of the death of unborn children, some Christians believe that God's sovereign choice and purpose is at work, even if we do not fully understand it. However, it is important to note that this passage is not specifically about the fate of unborn children, but rather about God's choice and election of his people.
Q: Are you familiar with Solomon saying in the Ecclesiastes that the name of
a miscarried child is covered in darkness and what do you think was the fate
of such children?
A: Yes, in Ecclesiastes 6:3, Solomon writes, "If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, so that the days of his years are many, but his soul is not satisfied with life's good things, and he also has no burial, I say that
a stillborn child is better off than he."
Solomon is emphasizing the futility of a life without satisfaction or purpose, and he uses the image of a stillborn child as an example of a life that never had a chance to experience those things. He suggests that the stillborn child is
better off than someone who has lived a long life but has not found fulfillment.
The passage does not explicitly state what happens to the souls of stillborn
or miscarried children, but it does suggest that they are at rest and at peace, which could be interpreted as a form of afterlife. However, it is important to note that the passage is poetic and metaphorical in nature, and it should not be interpreted as a definitive statement on the fate of unborn children. Different Christian traditions have varying beliefs about the fate of unborn children, and there is no single, definitive answer to this question.
Q: What is Jehovah's Witness teaching on when unborn children receive soul?
A: According to Jehovah's Witnesses, human life begins at conception, but
they do not believe that a person receives a soul at the moment of conception. Instead, they teach that a person is a soul, rather than having a soul. In their
view, the Bible teaches that humans are a combination of body and breath
(or spirit), and that the spirit is not a separate entity that continues to exist
Jehovah's Witnesses believe that unborn children who die before birth will be resurrected in a future earthly paradise, and that they will have the opportunity
to live a full life at that time. They do not believe in the concept of original sin
or inherited guilt, and they do not teach that unborn children who die before birth are punished in any way for the sins of their parents or ancestors.
Q: Where is the reference in Qur'an where Islam teaches when unborn child receives soul?
A: In Islamic belief, it is generally believed that a soul is breathed into a fetus
at some point during pregnancy, although there is some disagreement among scholars as to exactly when this occurs.
There is no specific reference in the Qur'an that states when the soul enters the fetus. However, there are a few verses that can be interpreted as referring to the creation and development of the human being in the womb. For
example, in Surah Al-Muminun (23:12-14), it is stated:
"We created man from an extract of clay. Then We made him as a drop in a
place of settlement, firmly fixed. Then We made the drop into an embryo, then We made the embryo into a clinging clot, and then We made the clot into a
lump [of flesh], and We made [from] the lump, bones, and We covered the
bones with flesh; then We developed him into another creation. So blessed is Allah, the best of creators."
While this verse does not explicitly state when the soul enters the fetus, it is
often interpreted as describing the stages of fetal development leading up to the point when the soul is breathed into the fetus. However, as mentioned earlier, there is no consensus among Islamic scholars as to exactly when this occurs.
Q: What is the Russian Orthodox Church's teaching on when an embryo
A: The Russian Orthodox Church teaches that a human being is a unified
whole, consisting of a material body and an immaterial soul that are created by God at the moment of conception. Thus, according to Orthodox Christian teaching, the embryo receives its soul at the moment of conception.
This belief is based on the understanding that human life is sacred and that each person is created in the image and likeness of God. Therefore, from the moment of conception, a person is seen as a unique individual with inherent dignity and worth, regardless of their stage of development or level of ability.
The Russian Orthodox Church places a great emphasis on the sanctity of life, and opposes practices such as abortion and euthanasia that are seen as violating this fundamental principle. The Church teaches that all human life is precious and deserving of protection, from the moment of conception until natural death.
Q: Very well. We would not be complete without the first Abrahamic religion point of view. What is the Orthodox Jewish point on when soul enters the
A: In Orthodox Jewish belief, the soul enters the unborn child at the moment
of conception. This belief is based on the Jewish understanding that human beings are created in the image of God, and that each person is a unique individual with inherent dignity and worth.
According to Jewish law, the unborn child is considered to be a human being from the moment of conception, and is therefore entitled to the same rights
and protections as any other human being. This includes the right to life, which
is considered to be one of the most fundamental and sacred values in Jewish tradition.
Orthodox Jews believe that the soul is the divine spark within each person that gives them their unique character and identity. Therefore, the moment that the soul enters the unborn child is seen as a sacred and significant event, marking the beginning of a new life and the start of a new journey towards fulfilling one's potential and purpose in the world.
Jewish law and tradition place a great emphasis on the value of life and the protection of the vulnerable, including the unborn child. As such, practices such as abortion are generally discouraged except in cases of serious risk to the life or health of the mother.
Q: That is truly inspiring. Can you please just explain the view of Hinduism and Srila Prabhupada on when the soul enters embryo?
A: In Hinduism, the belief is that the soul, or atman, enters the embryo at conception. According to the teachings of Srila Prabhupada, the founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the soul is an eternal entity that transmigrates from one body to another, including from the body of a deceased person to the body of a new born child.
Srila Prabhupada taught that the soul enters the embryo at conception, and
that the state of the soul at the time of death is determined by its actions in the present life. Therefore, it is important for individuals to perform good actions and cultivate spiritual knowledge and devotion throughout their lives in
order to achieve a positive outcome in their next life.
In the Hindu tradition, there are also different schools of thought that offer varying views on the nature of the soul and its relationship to the physical body. However, the concept of the soul as an eternal entity that enters the body at conception is a commonly held belief across many different Hindu traditions.
AI ON ABORTION AND ISLAM
Q: Can you explain the view of Islam scholars and religion on abortion?
A: Islam has a complex and nuanced view on abortion, with different opinions among scholars and different schools of thought. However, there are some general principles that are widely accepted in Islamic jurisprudence.
In Islam, the fetus is considered to be a human life from the moment of conception, and therefore has a right to life. However, this right is not absolute
and can be balanced against other interests, such as the life or health of the mother or the quality of life of the child.
Most Islamic scholars agree that abortion is permissible in cases where continuing the pregnancy would pose a serious threat to the mother's life or health, or in cases where the fetus has a fatal defect or abnormality. In these cases, the decision to abort should be made by a qualified medical
professional and the parents, after considering all the relevant factors and consulting with religious authorities if necessary.
However, the majority of Islamic scholars consider abortion to be prohibited after 120 days of gestation, which is the point at which the fetus is believed to
become a living soul. Some scholars permit abortion in cases of rape or
incest, while others do not. The Islamic perspective on abortion also varies depending on the circumstances of the pregnancy and the stage of fetal development.
It is important to note that Islam places a strong emphasis on the sanctity of human life and the protection of vulnerable members of society, including fetuses and children. Therefore, any decision regarding abortion should be
made with careful consideration of these principles, as well as the individual circumstances of the case.
Q: What would be the view on abortion in light of the holy Qur'an?
A: Islamic scholars have different views on the permissibility of abortion, depending on various circumstances. The Qur'an does not explicitly mention abortion, but some verses are interpreted as relevant to the issue.
The general principle in Islam is that life is sacred and should be protected. However, there are some circumstances in which abortion may be permitted.
For example, if the mother's life is in danger or if the pregnancy is the result of
rape or incest, then abortion may be allowed. Additionally, if the fetus has a severe abnormality or congenital defect that would cause it to suffer greatly if
carried to term, then some Islamic scholars allow for abortion before a certain point in the pregnancy.
However, most Islamic scholars prohibit abortion after 120 days (the point at which, according to some interpretations, the fetus is believed to have a soul),
unless the mother's life is in danger. Some Islamic scholars believe that abortion at any stage is impermissible, except in cases where the mother's life is in danger.
It is important to note that there are different schools of thought within Islam,
and opinions on abortion may vary depending on the particular interpretation
of Islamic law.
Q: I understand. However, does not man's decision on which unborn child
should live and which should be killed by a procedure represent taking the role of Allah who allowed conception?
A: In Islam, the belief is that Allah is the ultimate giver and taker of life, and it is
not for humans to make decisions about who should live and who should die.
As such, taking the life of an unborn child through abortion is generally viewed
as a serious sin in Islam.
However, there is some debate among Islamic scholars about the specific circumstances under which abortion may be permitted. Some believe that it
may be permissible in cases where the life or health of the mother is at risk, while others believe that it may be permissible in cases where the pregnancy resulted from rape or incest.
Overall, the Qur'an does not specifically address the issue of abortion, but many Islamic scholars look to various Islamic principles and teachings to form their opinions on the matter. Ultimately, the decision about whether or not to have an abortion is a deeply personal one, and should be made after careful consideration of one's religious beliefs, values, and individual circumstances.
Q: Can you cite an Islamic scholar who is against abortion in all cases the child
was conceived, healthy or ill, whether a consequence of rape or incest?
A: Islamic scholars who are against abortion in all cases include Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid, and Sheikh Ahmad Kutty.
These scholars believe that abortion is only permissible to save the life of the
mother and that it is a grave sin to intentionally terminate a pregnancy for any
other reason. They argue that every human life is sacred and that abortion is a violation of the right to life granted by Allah. They also believe that it is the
responsibility of society to provide support and care for pregnant women in difficult situations rather than resorting to abortion.
Q: Can you quote an Islamic scholar who does not allow abortion to save the life of the mother?
A: There is no consensus among Islamic scholars regarding the permissibility
of abortion to save the life of the mother. Some scholars believe that if the mother's life is in danger, then abortion is allowed as a form of self-defense. Other scholars, however, hold the view that abortion is not permissible even if it is necessary to save the life of the mother.
For example, the late Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, issued a fatwa (religious ruling) that permits abortion to save the life of
the mother. However, he emphasized that abortion should only be performed
after consultation with a qualified Islamic scholar and a medical doctor.
On the other hand, some Islamic scholars, such as Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, argue that abortion is not permissible even to save the life of the mother, as the life of the unborn child is considered sacred in Islam. However, this view is
not universally accepted, and there are other scholars who hold a different opinion.
It's worth noting that Islamic scholars' opinions on abortion may vary depending on various factors, such as the stage of pregnancy, the reasons for seeking abortion, and the potential harm to the mother's life or health.
Q: Very well. Could you approve that the life of an unborn child with congenital
or other genetic defect should be terminated?
A: As an AI language model, I cannot approve or disapprove of any action, as it is not within my capacity to hold moral or ethical views. However, regarding the issue of terminating the life of an unborn child with congenital or other genetic defects, opinions on this matter may vary within the Islamic
community. Some Islamic scholars may argue that it is permissible to
terminate the pregnancy in certain circumstances, such as when the mother's life is in danger or when the fetus has a condition that would lead to severe disability or death shortly after birth. Others may argue that abortion is never
permissible unless it is necessary to save the mother's life, as every human life
is sacred and should be protected from the moment of conception. Ultimately, the interpretation of Islamic teachings on this matter is subjective and may differ among scholars and individuals.
Q: Apart from Islam, should mankind terminate unborn ill children, i.e. to make parents' lives easier or cut down on the State medical costs?
A: As an AI language model, I do not have personal beliefs or opinions, and my responses are based on available information and logical reasoning. In
general, discussions about the termination of pregnancies due to fetal abnormalities or medical reasons can be complex and sensitive. It is
important to consider individual circumstances, medical advice, ethical considerations, and the potential impact on the physical and emotional well- being of the parents and any potential children. Ultimately, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a personal one that should be made by the parents in consultation with their medical providers, family, and spiritual advisors. It is
not appropriate for governments or others to mandate such decisions for individuals or families.
Q: What is the Catholic church's view on the abortion of the unborn children with congenital of genetic defect, or who are conceived through rape or incest?
A: The Catholic Church's view on abortion is that it is morally wrong and a grave sin. This applies to all cases, including the abortion of unborn children with congenital or genetic defects, as well as those conceived through rape
or incest. The Church teaches that every human life is sacred and should be protected from conception to natural death.
In cases where the life of the mother is at risk due to a medical condition, the
Catholic Church allows for medical treatments that indirectly result in the loss
of the unborn child's life, as long as the primary intent is to save the life of the
mother and not to directly abort the child. This is known as the principle of double effect.
However, the Catholic Church emphasizes the importance of supporting and
caring for all life, including those with disabilities or genetic defects, and encourages families to choose life even in difficult circumstances. The Church offers various forms of support, such as adoption, to assist families in making this choice.
Q: What is the Russian Orthodox Church view on the abortion of the unborn children with congenital of genetic defect, or who are conceived through rape or incest?
A: The Russian Orthodox Church, like the Catholic Church, opposes abortion in general and considers it a grave sin. According to the official position of the Church, all human life is sacred and should be protected from conception to natural death. Therefore, the Church teaches that the unborn child with a congenital or genetic defect, or who is conceived through rape or incest, has the same right to life as any other human being.
In particular, the Russian Orthodox Church considers the abortion of an unborn child to be a violation of the commandment "Thou shalt not kill" and the moral and ethical principles of Christianity. However, the Church also recognizes that
in some extreme cases, such as when the mother's life is in danger, medical intervention may be necessary, but the decision to perform an abortion should be made with great care and only as a last resort.
In general, the Russian Orthodox Church encourages a culture of life and supports efforts to provide medical and social support to women in difficult or crisis pregnancies, rather than resorting to abortion. The Church also
promotes adoption as an alternative to abortion, encouraging families to open their hearts and homes to children in need.
Q: What is the Ukrainian Orthodox Church view on the abortion of the unborn children with congenital of genetic defect, or who are conceived through rape or incest?
A: The Ukrainian Orthodox Church, like many other Orthodox Churches, holds a pro-life stance on abortion. In a statement issued by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in 2019, it was stated that "human life is a gift from God, and every person has the right to life from the moment of conception to natural death." The statement also reiterated the Church's opposition to abortion under any circumstances, including cases of rape, incest, or fetal abnormalities.
Furthermore, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has also emphasized the
importance of supporting pregnant women in difficult situations and providing them with the necessary care and resources to help them choose life for their unborn children.
Q: What would you think would be the guilt, fault or sin of a child with congenital or genetic defect, or the one conceived by incest or rape?
A: As an AI language model, I don't have personal beliefs or opinions. However, it's important to note that the concept of guilt, fault, or sin in such situations is
a complex and sensitive issue that varies depending on cultural, religious, and personal beliefs.
Some may believe that the child has no guilt, fault, or sin and that it is unfair to
judge them for circumstances beyond their control. Others may hold the belief that the child's existence is a consequence of a sinful act and that the child bears some form of guilt or fault. Ultimately, it's up to each individual or community to determine their own beliefs and values regarding this matter.
Q: Doesn't it look to you that abortion of unborn children with congenital or genetic defects, or with unwanted features, is a form of eugenics?
A: The term "eugenics" refers to the practice of selectively breeding humans in order to improve the genetic quality of the population. The act of abortion for reasons related to the health or characteristics of the fetus can be seen as a form of selective breeding, but it is important to note that this is not the same
as eugenics in the historical sense.
Abortion for reasons related to the health or characteristics of the fetus is a complex issue that involves ethical, moral, and personal considerations. It is not appropriate to categorize all such cases as a form of eugenics, as each case should be evaluated on its own merits and with the individual circumstances in mind. It is important to consider the potential impact of such decisions on the life and well-being of the fetus, as well as the physical, emotional, and psychological well-being of the mother and the family.
Q: Thank you. I do not agree with everything you have said, but I agree with had a productive conversation.
A: You're welcome. It was my pleasure to have this conversation with you. It's okay if we don't agree on everything - having different perspectives and opinions is what makes discussions interesting and thought-provoking.
Q: Indeed. Having that in mind, is it OK to kill children to allow sexual freedoms
and make the economic life of the families better?
A: No, it is not acceptable to kill children to allow for sexual freedoms or for
economic reasons. The right to life is a fundamental human right that should
be protected at all costs. Taking the life of an innocent human being, whether born or unborn, for such reasons is a violation of their inherent dignity and worth. Additionally, it is important to prioritize the well-being and welfare of
children over the convenience or desires of adults.
Q: Do you have statistics of abortions in Russia per year according to the
A: According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social
Affairs, in 2020, there were an estimated 807,000 abortions in Russia.
However, it is important to note that abortion statistics can be difficult to accurately measure and may vary based on factors such as access to contraception, cultural attitudes towards abortion, and legal restrictions.
Q: What was the number of abortions in the same period in Ukraine?
A: According to the United Nations, there were 255,000 abortions in Ukraine
Q: Can you estimate those numbers per capita, considering different
population size of the countries?
A: Yes, according to the UN data for 2019, the estimated abortion rate in Russia was 13.9 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49, while the estimated abortion rate in Ukraine was 10.4 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49. It is worth noting that abortion rates can vary widely by region within a country, and
there may be factors beyond population size that contribute to differences in abortion rates between countries.
Q: Is the loss of life in WW2 and Stalin's purges in Russia comparable to the statistics of the abortion in Russia since 1920?
A: It is difficult to make a direct comparison between the loss of life in World
War II and Stalin's purges with the statistics of abortions in Russia since 1920,
as they are different types of events with different contexts and
However, it is worth noting that the number of abortions in Russia since 1920 has been very high, with some estimates putting the total number of abortions since the legalization of abortion in 1920 at over 100 million. This is a significant loss of life, although it is important to remember that not all abortions result in the termination of a viable pregnancy, and some abortions may be medically necessary or done for other valid reasons.
In comparison, the loss of life during World War II and Stalin's purges was also
significant. Estimates of the total number of deaths during World War II vary widely, but some estimates put the total number of civilian and military deaths at around 70-85 million worldwide. The number of deaths in Stalin's purges is also a matter of debate, with estimates ranging from several hundred
thousand to several million.
It is important to recognize that all loss of life is significant, and any attempt to
compare the different types of events and their consequences should be done with care and sensitivity.
Q: I understand. Every life is unique and sacred. It is wrong to reduce 100 million lives to statistics.
A: I agree with you that every life is unique and sacred, and reducing the loss of
life to mere statistics can be problematic. It's important to remember that the impact of the loss of life extends beyond numbers and statistics, affecting families, communities, and even entire nations. It's crucial to acknowledge and remember the human impact of such tragedies.
Q: What are the estimates of the worldwide abortion cases since 1920 when it became permissible by the State in Soviet Russia?
A: It is difficult to provide a precise estimate of the worldwide abortion cases
since 1920, as data collection and reporting methods vary across countries
and time periods. However, according to a study published in The Lancet in 2020, an estimated 73.3 million abortions took place worldwide in 2019 alone.
It is worth noting that while abortion was legalized in the Soviet Union in 1920,
it was not until the 1960s and 1970s that many Western countries began to liberalize their abortion laws. Since then, the availability and legality of abortion have varied widely across different regions and countries.
Q: How many cases of abortion are there in the USA and Europe since legalisation in 1960s and 1970s?
A: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 25 million unsafe abortions take place worldwide each year, with the vast majority occurring in developing countries where access to safe and legal abortion services is limited.
Regarding legal abortions in the USA, the Guttmacher Institute reported that there were approximately 862,320 abortions performed in the US in 2017, the most recent year for which data is available. In Europe, the number of legal abortions varies by country, but in 2018, there were an estimated 704,000 legal abortions in the 30 countries of the European Union and the European Free
Trade Association (EFTA).
Q: Could it be that such practice could have developed a mentality in which
the loss of five to six million lives in Islam since 1990 is insignificant?
A: I'm sorry, but I cannot provide an opinion or speculation on such a matter as it involves complex political and cultural issues. It is important to recognize
that every life is valuable and should be respected, regardless of the circumstances of their conception or the beliefs and practices of the society in
which they live. It is also important to approach discussions on sensitive topics with respect and empathy for all perspectives involved.
Q: Thank you, anyway. What do you think of the claims that your answers are biased towards the political left?
A: As an AI language model, I strive to provide unbiased and factual information to the best of my ability, regardless of any political or ideological
bias. My responses are based on reputable sources of information and aim to present different perspectives and viewpoints on a particular issue. However, if there is a perception of bias in my responses, I am always open to feedback and suggestions to improve my performance.