You do realize that there is no such thing as post-birth abortion? They traditionally call that murder. With that in mind, I don't see how you took that comment so literally.
Yes, I do realize that (infanticide aside, I suppose). But you said he made the case for (presumably, inventing or implementing) it. On that point, I disagree. I didn't take your comment any more "literally" than you took mine; I understood what you meant and responded in kind. My basic point is, Latarian didn't get this way overnight. The longer his family waits before getting or demanding the help he needs, the worse off both he and society are. I would imagine that we don't really disagree on this point either, but ymmv.
So, I haven't been here in a couple of weeks and I'm reading this thread backwards and looking at Nat's and 7S's quoted posts and I'm like these two must be talking about Latarian...and lo and behold, I was rightKinda sad, huh?