What do Abortion Doctors Talk About?

I think about you often, Shawn, Francis and Maria. Imagine, a woman can have a human life growing in her body. What a mystery! What an incredible, miraculous thing. I gave you names, though some thought it silly of me to do so. I’ll never forget you. I mourned for you then and still do.... Continue Reading →

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Autonomy, Choosing One’s Death Day

Mother’s Day came and went. I was left thinking, of course, about my mom. She passed away from natural causes four years ago, at the age of ninety-two, a ripe old age by anyone’s standards. There were times, when I was teenager, I believed she would not live. Crippling depression in middle-age almost ended her... Continue Reading →

Some of Our Heros Promoted Eugenics

We usually associate the eugenics movement with Nazi racial hygiene – mass sterilizations, killing of homosexuals, handicapped people, gypsies and Jews.  Eugenics helped to shape Adolf Hitler’s view of the world. He was not the first, or last, to promote the idea of cleansing the human race. I came upon an interesting Youtube video that... Continue Reading →

Eugenics vs Social Biology

Would a government ever use euthanasia as a form of population control? The concept is not so outlandish. The problem governments face is convincing people to accept the idea that the elderly and handicapped are expendable. We needn’t choose between caring for defenseless people and caring for ourselves. The truth is, we can do both,... Continue Reading →

Will Guidelines Prevent Abuse of Euthanasia?

So, your country, province or state has struck down the law forbidding Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide. What now? They may promise government guidelines to prevent abuse, such as: -The person’s natural death must be reasonably foreseeable. -Two doctors must believe that the person requesting PAS meets the criteria. Vague guidelines meant to restrict PAS... Continue Reading →

Trump Increasing Sales of Dystopian Fiction

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, George Orwell’s 1984, Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tail and It Can’t Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis have a few things in common. They are all dystopian fiction novels - individuals trapped in dysfunctional societies and controlled by oppressive governments. They have something else in common - a recent spike in sales.... Continue Reading →

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