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There are approximately 18000 parents registered with CARA, while the number of children in the Government's adoption pool is less 1800.

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Morality of adoption

Adoption Discussion # 15

Recently I was reading the book review in the the archives of Journal of adoption quarterly and I found a question that troubled me.

The question goes like this:

Who is being more moral? It it the biological parents that have biological children and choose to adopt one more or the couples whose only option to have a child is through adoption? I think this question has much more than the mere definition of morality. Do you have any thoughts that you like to share?

Write in the comments section.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Most actions are fuelled by thoughts...and thus a thought behind any action, negative or
positive is equally, if not less responsible for the actual action. When we give or receive a gift we often colloquially say....the thought behind this gift is more important than the gift itself. But adoption, for whatever reasons, under whatever circumstances defies this idea, the way I think, the actual act of adoption is more impactful, more relevant than any thought that has worked behind it. Thus morality status of any kind of adoptive parenthood stands futile in my opinion.
- Rituparna