If you've never seen an anencephalic newborn, do yourself a favor: Do not look for one on Google. You don't want to see. Anenecephaly is a disorder whereby a developing fetus fails to grow most of its skull and all of its forebrain, meaning (A) that it looks like a toad and (B) it will never gain consciousness. Stare into the eyes of the rare anencephalic who survives outside the womb and nothing stares back; there is no "there" there. Still, military insurance will not usually cover the abortion of anencephalic fetuses, which is the conundrum at the heart of... More >>>