Today, the passing of a great woman has profoundly touched my life.
Alison Davis was someone that I never met personally, although she was a friend of my mother’s. 240 more words
Veronica Abbass asked me to write something about Margaret Somerville’s recent complaint column, in which she urged people to respond to her ideas instead of criticising her religion. 3,296 more words
Some weeks ago I noted that Quebec’s Bill 52 - An Act Respecting End-of-Life-Care has gathered and polarized public debate. The Bill begins to provide the legislative framework for a death with dignity. 1,527 more words
This post was first published on 30 March 2012. I have placed it here to give Jerry Coyne a URL for this post, which he may use in his new book. 2,724 more words