Razib Khan Abortion Analysis

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The author, Razib Khan, talks about the abortion stereotype and the differentiation between men and women. Of course things such as religion and politics also sway people 's opinions, but he still mentions that views have been altered over time. This article discusses how women feel more strongly towards pro-life, while men could care less. Some women feel strongly than other women, and the same with men. I find it unsuitable to mention that men and women, especially those with different backgrounds, to have completely opposing views. After doing some research, I saw that Khan has not written any large pieces on the topic, instead he writes about a majority of topics. It seemed to be that he writes about something that is widely discussed …show more content…
As it happens, religious attendance and biblical literalism, as well as political ideology, were all highly predictive of attitudes of attitudes toward abortion” (Khan). This has been discovered with the understanding that certain religions and political views make it unseen and frowned upon to support abortion. There were different surveys taken to determine why women makes them less enthusiastic than men about abortion. I feel they make structure successful to show the differentiation and where people may be getting their different …show more content…
As he introduces this topic, he brings out another idea, “You might say that the more significant difference here is not between men and women, but among women” (Khan). This excerpt confused me in a way because he began his article discussing abortion stereotypes among men and women’s beliefs, but now he is stemming off an idea regarding women, “conservative women are the most anti-abortion segment of the population, and liberal women are the most in favor of abortion rights” (Khan). I find this understandable and highly related to the standpoint that he mentioned regarding political and biblical views. Also, I find it surprising that he didn’t mention this sooner. I found it a given that women feel more strongly about whether or not women should have the right to abort their unborn baby if the situation is valid. Razib Khan also supports his style of relating to his audience by finishing his article on stereotyping with some information about the direct problem, “Stereotypes flourish in ignorance” (Khan). He adds this in to show that with all of the information that we don’t know or understand, we develop a sort of know-it-all attitude and think of our own

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