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Don’t Force Doctors Into Gun Control Decisions

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We are told constantly that we have to control medical costs. Then, we expand what is considered “health care.” Latest example: Force doctors into decisions about gun permits. From a column in The Atlantic: The American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and U.S. Surgeon General nominee Vivek Murthy are calling gun violence a public health […]

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Dutch Cannibal Television

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Decadence strikes a beat, into your heart it will seep — to paraphrase a rock classic. But now, that term has reached a new low in the Netherlands as two men “promoted organ donation” (???) by appearing on a television program purporting to eat tiny […]

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Human Breast Milk Ice Cream a Sign of Coup de Culture

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC I have written from time to time of what I call the coup de culture, which I define as an ongoing drive that seeks to shift society away from a value system based on Judeo/Christian moral philosophy — different from faith — based on human […]

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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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Coup de Culture: Sex Robots

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC Pathetic. Now, as if conjured from that great sci fi flick Westworld, comes the sex robot. From the story: Mr Hines said: “She can’t vacuum, she can’t cook but she can do almost anything else if you know what I mean. “She’s a companion. She […]

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