I did not do a very good job at all with softening my response. “Oh, great! Don’t tell me, it’s another song saying ‘Thanks for giving me away, I’ve had a great life, and I’m fine without you.’”
This very insightfulinterview starts of with the distorted “three options” rhetoric which claims abortion as one of those “options.”
The question is answered by reading the entire sentence from the publication, “Adoption really does not compete with abortion; it is competing with the emotionally compelling [and might I add, natural] alternative of parenting the child” (Young, 31)*.
They acknowledge that they are competing against parenting.
Simply said, if a woman chooses parenting, then they have no babies to sell and make their profit from.
The truth is that the adoption industry – Including Bethany Christian Services, who put ‘Christian’ in their name to appeal to a certain clientele as another piece in their marketing scheme to make adoption more accepted and more sellable – promotes adoption BECAUSE IT GUARANTEES REVENUE.
Two people involved in the history of this song.
Both are are seeing it with their own preconceived notions. There is no indicator so far about getting actual insight from a mother who has gone through losing her child to adoption.
Later he mentions one person saying that "something is missing" from the song. ((Duh, yeah, heart for one and not spitting in his mothers face with the "thank you" garbage.)) OOOOhhhh, they include him playing ball with his own son so it "comes full circle!" Is it really a full circle if they've completly left out the original mother to start with? Ummm, no.
Why? Because it would actually mean,