Science Can End Racism. Really?

Some scientists and adherents of scientism keep trying to put more on the shoulders of science than the discipline is capable managing. Now, apparently, some among the elites of science predict that it will somehow do away with racism and sexism by eradicating the emotion of disgust.Good luck with . . . . Continue Reading »

Happy New Year!

I am not a believer in New Year’s Resolutions. It seems to me that if something is worth doing, it should just be done: No announcements necessary. And indeed, if we don’t have the will power, ability, or luck to accomplish the goal, having made a formal resolution won’t have made . . . . Continue Reading »

AP Gets It Wrong. Again

You would think that the MSM could at least get the simple facts about euthanasia correct. But no. In this AP piece, the wire service purports to summarize euthanasia laws around the world. And, true to type, it is mostly rubbish:“NETHERLANDS—Euthanasia was legalized in 2001, but the . . . . Continue Reading »

Death Obsession of Euthanasia Activists

Derek Humphry, the suicide guru and founder of the aptly named Hemlock Society (now the euphemistically called Compassion and Choices), has a post on his blog that, I think, illustrates the death obsession of most euthanasia activists. Humphry got famous writing how-to-commit-suicide books and is . . . . Continue Reading »

Radio Lookback at 2006 in Bioethics

I was interviewed by Lifebeat, a radio program affiliated, I think, with Michigan Right to Life. It is a brief look back to 2006 in which we mainly discuss the pending release of Jack Kevorkian and the passage in Missouri of the human cloning Amendment 2. If you are of a mind, check it . . . . Continue Reading »