Archive for the ‘General Bioethics’ Category

Blogs4Life Online Symposium

[Note: In preparation of the upcoming Blogs for Life Convention, FRC Blog and Pro-Life Blogs is hosting an online symposium. I encourage all pro-life bloggers who are able to participate and to attend the conference, either in person or through the live webcast. More information on the event can be found...
January 9th, 2007 | General Bioethics | Read More

Being a Person:
Why Personhood is Not Enough

A person is not always a human being, but is a human being always a person? Examples abound of non-human persons: Christians believe that the Godhead consists of “three Persons of one substance.” U.S. judges have ruled that corporations are “artificial persons.” The Spanish Parliament...
July 27th, 2006 | General Bioethics | Read More

The Embryo Eaters:
Part 2 — PZ Myers and McEmbryos

When I wrote the ‘
January 23rd, 2006 | General Bioethics | Read More

The Embryo Eaters:
Part I — A Bioethical Thought Experiment

[Note: This post was originally written in April 2005. I '
January 23rd, 2006 | General Bioethics | Read More

Solomon

[Note: Several months ago, I used John Rawls '
January 2nd, 2006 | General Bioethics | Read More

Solomon

[Note: Several months ago, I used John Rawls '
January 2nd, 2006 | General Bioethics | Read More

Burden Bearing:

How should Christians respond to the medical needs of the community? What paradigms are believers adopting for the delivery of healthcare? Throughout the history of the church, Christians have been actively involved in the provision and funding of healthcare. But for the past fifty years, these questions...
October 31st, 2005 | General Bioethics | Read More

Burden Bearing:

How should Christians respond to the medical needs of the community? What paradigms are believers adopting for the delivery of healthcare? Throughout the history of the church, Christians have been actively involved in the provision and funding of healthcare. But for the past fifty years, these questions...
October 31st, 2005 | General Bioethics | Read More

All Animals Are Equal:
(Part II)

From a Christian perspective, the creation of human-primate chimeras raises a number of bioethical concerns. The most direct, of course, is the possibility of creating human-like awareness in primates that leads to unnecessary suffering. While under some circumstances experimentation on animals can be...
July 25th, 2005 | General Bioethics | Read More

All Animals Are Equal:
(Part I)

As a species, we homo sapiens are remarkably self-centered and ungrateful. Our monkey ancestors spent millennia mutating and surviving in order that we might reach the top of the food chain. Yet having reached the pinnacle of the evolutionary ladder how do we show our appreciation? By snubbing our primate...
July 25th, 2005 | General Bioethics | Read More