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pro·cre·ate

(prō'krē-āt),
To beget; to produce by the sexual act; said usually of the male parent.
[L. pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to beget]

procreate

(prō′krē-āt′)
v. procre·ated, procre·ating, procre·ates
v.intr.
To produce offspring; reproduce.
v.tr.
To produce (offspring); reproduce.

pro′cre·ant (-ənt) adj.
pro′cre·a′tion n.
pro′cre·a′tor n.

procreate

[prō′krē·āt]
Etymology: L, procreare, to create
to produce offspring.

pro·cre·ate

(prō'krē-āt')
To beget; to produce by the sexual act.
[L. pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to beget]
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101) Consistent with this definition, the very act of procreating allows prospective parents to determine future legal and moral relations, including relations in property, for members of the class of prospective children.
But by procreating, the prospective parent creates legal relations for what was, in the past, one member of the class.
By procreating you determine and fix the future legal relations of members of the class.
Of course, procreating also determines the moral relations of members of the class.
By procreating we determine the initial full quantum of legal and moral relations for a member of a class of persons.
With these concepts of the broad right to procreate, the class of prospective children, and property in others in mind, as well as the premise that procreating allows prospective parents to create future relations for prospective children, we can assess whether under the broad right these children are treated as property.
Worse, they are busy procreating and there will soon be a whole new generation of cretins set to terrorise us.