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Conspicuous Absence of Humanity

Much of the abortion debate rages over sophisticated biological terms like gamete, sperm, egg, haploid, diploid, embryo, fetus, zygote, conceptus and so on. One should be careful however not to let the terms slip from distinctly human debates–to other animals. 394 more words

Ethics Of Abortion


When was the last time you were in diet?

Quando è stata l’ultima volta che avete fatto una dieta? Siete in dieta adesso?


Clean yourself first

We search for the latest methods to attract to our lives what we wish for, we keep changing schools, we attend, for a while, to different courses, and we read all kinds of books and watch all the videos on the Law of Attraction. 442 more words


More GMO garbage! "U.S.D.A. Approves Modified Potato."

“A potato genetically engineered to reduce the amounts of a potentially harmful ingredient in French fries and potato chips  [This is a lie] has been approved for commercial planting, the Department of Agriculture announced on Friday. 84 more words


Am I Proactive or Just Reactive?

Are we superior to other living organisms? On the first day of every semester this is the first question I ask students. Some say we are but others say we aren’t. 1,043 more words



No matter who we are socially, culturally, or economically — snappily-dressed professionals savoring the latest culinary innovation at that new experimental joint downtown or a college student taking their first stab at budget cooking in a cramped kitchen — we all eat. 374 more words


Life Asserts Itself

Concerning the term “Bioethics”

The term “bioethics” is, of course, the outcome of a hybridity between the terms bios and ethos. 

The Greek word ‘bios’ relates to a quite plain sense of life itself, particularly in such a way that contains life’s many and complex biological undertones. 765 more words