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Pol 150: Religion and society

UPDATE: I just clicked on that first link—and it wouldn’t let me read the d—-d article! Okay, so here’s what you need to do: plug “is religion good for society” into your search engine. The link should show up near … Continue reading

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Science, ethics, and politics in the news: Who knew? (266, Leh 300)

What we are and who we are: Scientists decode genomes of five Africans, including Archbishop Tutu. Making babies and taking tests: Testing curbs some genetic diseases. Myths obscure voodoo, source of comfort in Haiti: Well, okay—now howzabout telling us what … Continue reading

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Grammatically incorrect (228)(266)

More links: What a surprise: It’s teh wimmins fault, complain the Taliban. Why are teh wimmins the weaker sex? Maybe because so many don’t get enough to eat. As Matthew noted, dem pigs iz sick—and making us sick. Ah, the … Continue reading

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Deliberative dishonesty (228)

More bashing Gutmann & Thompson questions and comments on the readings: on William Galston: *p. 41, and violation of parents’ integrity: Perhaps, if consider only parents’ integrity. What of children’s integrity? Isn’t the issue that the parents and the children … Continue reading

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More news, and whatever (228, 266)

A coupla’ more stories: William Saletan, on IVF legislation. Note that I’ve added his blog, Human Nature, to the list. The White House is planning a series of regional meetings on health care refore. Here’s a link to a NY … Continue reading

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Rape and excommunication (266)

A follow-up to a story mentioned this past Thursday: The nine-year-old rape victim, pregnant with twins, was granted an abortion this past Thursday. The local Catholic archbishop, Jose Cardoso Sobrinho, responded by excommunicating the girl’s mother and the doctors who … Continue reading

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