I clearly identified that: it is good to be alive.
Why is this hard to understand?
I assume you mean ‘what God intends’. You then ask me if it is good to be alive. Well, it is good for me today. Were I to be a caterpillar doomed to be a living host for a wasp larvae life would be bad for me (but good for the wasp).
You’re not a wasp, you’re a human being. Is there anything exceptional about being human and being alive?
Were I to be paralysed, conscious but unable to communicate and hooked up to machines on which my life depended it would not be good for me to be alive, for m, my family, or the people who needed the health resources I was consuming pointlessly.
Yes people suffer. Still, in humane societies we do not judge the value of human life by one’s demand on resources.
You ask about the ‘one way’ human life happens. Well the one way human life happens is that it is passed on generation to generation.
Uniquely through the union of one man and one woman.
It does not occur at the time of conception.
We can debate that, but it’s somewhat tangential to the point.
Both sperm and ovum are alive. The Church does not teach that this human life is good in the way that mine is. Rather the Church has a concept of ‘individual’ humans, each the creation of God. I do not share that view. Without it all the talk of natural law and ‘ordering’ of human customs and instincts is without meaning. It flows from a premise I do not share. I have no objection to you holding it. But I do not think it reasonable to insist that I should hold it because it is apparent from what we observe. This is a long-stated Christian view, but it is not one I share. To my mind is is almost completely refuted in a positive sense by the absence of atheists who accept ‘natural law’ when it comes to the ‘ordering to the good’ of human sexuality.
You’re going waaay out of your way to deny the undeniable. Why would you take a position that amounts to superstition and is completely oblivious of reality?
The union of a man and woman is the one unique way that human beings exist.
And if you can’t admit that it is good to be born and be alive, I feel sad for you.