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Never Let Me Go

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Back in 2005, Kazuo Ishiguro released his delicate novel “Never Let Me Go.”   You may remember Ishiguro as the author of “Remains of the Day,” which was adapted into a motion picture of the same name starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, and Christopher . . . . Continue Reading »

Jailbreaking and Spiritual Obesity

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The tech world has been buzzing with yesterday’s ruling about the legality of “jailbreaking” one’s iPhone  (removing certain barriers to non-Apple approved applications for iPhones).  This means that phone owners have the right to alter their phones to download . . . . Continue Reading »

Reductio Ad Absurdum Strikes Again

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Peter Singer, the rather notorious Princeton ethicist, published a provocative essay in the New York Times blog “Opinionator” proposing that we should consider making this generation the last of the human species.  He pondered what would be wrong with universal . . . . Continue Reading »