A longer version of this essay can be found at Kurland’s site. Science can purify religion from error and superstition; religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. Each can draw the other into a wider world, a world … Continue Reading When Should The Church Meddle In Science? Guest Post by Bob Kurland
Regular readers will recall that I am a (self-appointed) bioethicist, a post I take on not because I need the … Continue Reading Government To Issue Baby Licenses
Update This is back in the news. This (lightly edited) post originally appeared 28 February 2012. Academic philosophers Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva—shockingly working in Australia1, a land where commonsense was once held sacred—have written a peer-reviewed paper in which … Continue Reading Academics Call For The Killing Of Babies In “After-Birth” Abortions
Just some gentle teasing today. Every climate scientist knows that it’s the feedback that counts, that the few squirts of carbon dioxide contributed to the atmosphere are powerless in isolation. What makes the situation dreadful is that, some suppose, the … Continue Reading Global Warming Feedback Confirmed!