A Funeral for Every Flush

From Holden:

Juan Cole takes his eye off of the Middle East for a moment to focus on the Christofascists.

A blastocyte is not a human being and it is not a person. It is a blastocyte. It may or may not develop into a human being. Large numbers of fertilized eggs never get attached to the uterine wall and just get flushed down the toilet. Shall we hold a funeral for each of them?