Book Review

How Should Reproductive Genetic Technologies be Debated in the Public Square?

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I have a review in the current First Things journal of Contested Reproduction, by John H Evans. The book is aimed at Christians and seeks to help them find “common discourses” with which they can debate RGTs in the public square. I am all for […]

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Ethically Thin, Science Unltd.: The Shape of Progressive Bioethics

By Evan Rosa, CBC Communications Director Reviewed: Progress in Bioethics: Science, Policy and Politics, Jonathan D. Moreno and Sam Berger, eds., The MIT Press, 2010 “The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.” (G.K. Chesterton, Fancies Versus Fads) […]

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Ethically Thin, Science Unltd.: The Shape of Progressive Bioethics

By Evan Rosa, CBC Communications DirectorReviewed: Progress in Bioethics: Science, Policy and Politics, Jonathan D. Moreno and Sam Berger, eds., The MIT Press, 2010“The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.” (G.K. Chesterton, Fancies Versus Fads)Political science, for […]

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Humans Anonymous

By C. Ben Mitchell, PhD, CBC Board Member and Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at Union University in Jackson, TN Hello. My name is Ben and I’m a speciesist, a member of Humans Anonymous. I confess that I’m addicted to the human species, and that I am uncontrollably addicted to being human myself. Furthermore, I […]

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Mediated to Death?

By Matthew Eppinette, CBC New Media Manager Thomas de Zengotita’s Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It is an exploration of the way in which media, broadly construed (“arts and artifacts that represent, that communicate”), impact the way in which we perceive both the world and ourselves. The […]

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